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Velvet Newman Perdue

November 14, 1970 ~ December 28, 2019 (age 49)



November 14, 1970 – December 28, 2019


LOUISBURG – Velvet Newman Perdue, 49, of Louisburg, died Saturday morning.

Velvet was preceded in death by her mother, Shirley S. Jordan and her father, Ralph Newman.

Velvet had a career that lasted 21 years with Franklin County Department of Social Services where she touched many lives while there. In the summer months Velvet loved going to the beach and enjoyed spending time with the “G.H.B.’s”. She will always be loved and missed.

A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday at Louisburg United Methodist Church.

Velvet is survived by her husband, Chris Perdue; son, Gage Tharpe of Louisburg; sisters, Crystal Newman of Smithfield; Ivy Mowrer and nephew, Winn Mowrer both of Pennsylvania; uncles, William Wimbish and Jack Stebbins both of Clarksville, VA; step-mother, Carol Newman of Myrtle Beach, SC; mother-in-law, Genny Davis and her husband, George Davis; father-in-law, Dr. J.B. Perdue all of Louisburg.

In lieu of flowers the family’s request is that memorials be made to Happy Camper c/o Franklin County Department of Social Services, P.O. Box 669, Louisburg, NC 27549 or Ronald McDonald House of Chapel Hill, 101 Old Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill, N.C. 27517.

Arrangements are by Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, Louisburg, www.stricklandfuneralhome.net.


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Memorial Service
January 4, 2020

11:00 AM
Louisburg United Methodist Church
402 N. Main Street
Louisburg, NC 27549

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