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Vergil Thomas McKelvy

Vergil Thomas McKelvy, 86, of Russellville, passed away June 12 at Terrace Manor Nursing Home.

Visitation will be June 15 from 1-3 p.m. at Akins Funeral Home, Russellville. The funeral service will immediately follow at 3 p.m. in the Chapel of Akins Funeral Home with Bro. Bobby Brown officiating. Burial will be in Knights of Pythias Cemtery.

Vergil was born Aug. 1, 1933, in Russellville to Mac and Emma McKelvy.

He was preceded in death in by his parents; his wife, Mary McKelvy; his son, Michael Wayne McKelvy; and his brother and sisters.

Vergil is survived by his children, Kathy (Larry) Tompkins, Diana (Phillip) Greene and JR (Julie) McKelvy; his grandchildren, Mikki (Raymond) McNatt, Lance Tompkins, Josh (Heather) Tompkins, Jake (Kayla) Tompkins, Dennis (Loretta) Hatton, Michael (Amanda) Hatton, Kaylee (Jeremy) Burns, Matthew McKelvy, Keslie McKelvy and Kaitlin McKelvy; his 12 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

Pallbearers will be Dennis Hatton, Michael Hatton, Josh Tompkins, Jake Tompkins, Dylan Hatton and Stanley Baker.

Honorary pallbearers will be Andrew Hatton, Craig Bullion and Jeremy Burns.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to Terrace Manor Nursing Home and his special nurses and caregivers, Stephanie, Trulia, Brittney, Robin, Janice, Melinda, and everyone that made our dad’s stay more enjoyable.

Akins Funeral Home is assisting the family.

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