Hazel Kathleen McVey, age 93, formerly of Van Wert, Iowa, died June 16, 2001, at Clearview Home in Mount Ayr, Iowa where she had lived for four years.
Mrs. McVey was born August 29, 1907 in Lena, Illinois, the daughter of John W. Gordon and Anna Mary Weaver. She attended the Clarke County schools. On June 17, 1926 she was married to Clyde Earl McVey in Osceola, Iowa. Seven children were born to this union.
Mrs. McVey worked as a housewife. She lived in Van Wert for 27 years. She was a very active member of the Assembly of God Church in Van Wert.
Survivors include a daughter JoAnn Williams of Weldon, Iowa; son Jerry McVey and wife Dorothy of Davenport, Iowa; daughter Judy McVey of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; daughter-in-law Mary Ann McVey of Mount Ayr; 16 grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren; brother-in-law Charles McVey of Osceola; and sister-in-law Violet McVey of Osceola.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Clyde in 1990; sons, Rex, Tom and Lyle McVey; daughter Shirley McVey, son-in-law Wayne Williams; and great-granddaughter Susan.
Services were held Tuesday, June 19, 2001 at Kale Funeral Home, Osceola, with pastor Larry Long of the Madrid Assembly of God Church officiating.
Mrs. McVey was laid to rest in the Maple Hill Cemetery, Osceola.
Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, August of 2016