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Velma Caskey

September 30, 1931 — June 24, 2024

Velma Lee Gartin Caskey, passed away Monday, June 24, 2024, at North Mississippi Medical Center- West Point. She was 92. She was born Sept 30,1931 in West Point, MS. She was a graduate of West Point High School and attended Delta State University. She worked at First National Bank of West Point for 22 years before retiring as Manager of the Main St. branch.

Mrs. Caskey was a communicant of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, where she was very active in church activities throughout the years. She served as past president of the Parish Council and the Ladies Altar Society. She was active with the church’s Young-at-Heart group, and especially enjoyed ministering to the shut-ins.

Velma was a member of the American Legion Unit #38, where she held various offices, and was a member of Friends of the Bryan Public Library. She worked with the Food Pantry in its early founding days.

Mrs. Caskey is preceded in death by her parents, Lawrence Jordan Gartin and Rena Mae Southern Gartin; sister, Mary Love Gartin Chorley; husband, William Francis Caskey; son, David L. Caskey; and grandson, Christopher Maiersperger.

Mrs. Caskey is survived by three sons: William F. “Billy” Caskey, Jr (Joy), Paul D. Caskey (Kim) and John P. Caskey (Martha); one daughter, Alice Caskey Maiersperger; seven grandchildren: Michael Maiersperger (Bruna), Katherine Caskey, Elizabeth Anderson (Jon), Joseph Caskey, Jonah Caskey, Jordan Caskey (Kinsey), and Frances Ann Caskey; two Great-Grandchildren: Julia and Liam Maiersperger; cousin, Marty Friend.

The family especially thanks Mrs. Caskey’s Caregivers; Candy Woods, Maggie Pernell, Dorothy Townsend and Irene Daily.

Memorials made be made to Immaculate Conception Catholic Church26707 E Main St West Point, MS 39773, or Friends of the Bryan Public Library436 Commerce St West Point, MS 39773, or a charity of the donor’s choice.

 

Funeral services will be 10:30 AM Friday June 28, 2024 at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church with Father Bihn Nguyen officiating. Interment will follow in Greenwood Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Michael Maiersperger, Joseph Caskey, Jordan Caskey, Jonah Caskey, Jon Anderson, and Leonard Dichiara. Honorary pallbearers are Joey and Faye Michel, Philip Dimino, and Mike Griffin. Visitation with family will be 5-7 PM Thursday with a Rosary to follow at 7 PM at the church. 

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Thursday, June 27, 2024

5:00 - 7:00 pm

Imaculate Conception Catholic Church

26707 E Main St, West Point, MS 39773

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Rosary

Thursday, June 27, 2024

Starts at 7:00 pm

Immaculate Conception Catholic Church

E Main St, West Point, MS 39773

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Funeral Service

Friday, June 28, 2024

Starts at 10:30 am

Immaculate Conception Catholic Church

E Main St, West Point, MS 39773

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Interment

Friday, June 28, 2024

Starts at 11:45 am

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