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Velma June Nuzum, 86, of Shinnston, passed away peacefully in her home on Oct. 20, 2017.
She was born on Aug. 8, 1931, in Fairmont, to the late Mike and Adrian Courtney Sconish.
June is survived by her husband, Carl Nuzum Jr. of Shinnston; sons, Roger Nuzum and his wife Kandi of Fairmont, Randal Nuzum and his wife Kim of Shinnston, Kevin Nuzum and his wife Bethany of Shinnston, Kent Nuzum and his wife Natalie of Alpharetta, Georgia; grandchildren, Kimberly Hutson and her husband Rusty of Birmingham, Alabama, Amber June Nuzum of Bridgeport, Ryan Nuzum and his wife Mandy of Fairmont, Kaitlin Osbourn and her husband Wes of Charlotte, North Carolina, Cameron Nuzum of Shinnston, Krislin Nuzum of Shinnston, Grant Nuzum of Shinnston, Addison Nuzum of Alpharetta, Georgia, Lauren Nuzum of Alpharetta, Georgia, Ella Nuzum of Alpharetta, Georgia, Jake Nuzum of Alpharetta, Georgia; and eight great-grandchildren, Hannah Hutson, Conner Hutson, Parker Hutson and Tanner Hutson all of Birmingham, Alabama, and Lainey Nuzum, Rhett Nuzum, Beau Nuzum and Brock Nuzum, all of Fairmont.
In addition to her parents, June was preceded in death by her twins, Jennifer and Jeffery Nuzum.
June was a member of the First Baptist Church of Shinnston. She formerly held the office of church clerk. June sang in the church choir and served on the bereavement and social committees. She was a member of the Eastern Star Chapter No. 103. June was a member of the Shinnston American Legion Auxiliary and former member of the Shinnston Women's Club.
Friends and family will be received from 2-8 p.m. Monday at Harmer Funeral Home, Shinnston and from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the First Baptist Church of Shinnston. A funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the First Baptist Church of Shinnston with Pastor Kevin G. Nuzum officiating. Interment will follow at Shinnston Memorial Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be sent to the Lord's Pantry at P.O. Box 64, Shinnston, WV 26431.
Online memories and condolences may be shared at www.harmerfuneralhome.com.
A service of the Harmer Funeral Home, Shinnston.
Published on October 21, 2017
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