Velma Joan Busby

11/16/1932 - 10/10/2013

Velma Joan Busby, 80, passed away peacefully October 10, 2013 surrounded by her loved ones. She was born November 16, 1932, in Binghampton, AZ. She is survived by her 8 sons Robert, Ronald, John, Walter, Larry, Richard, Jordan, and Benjamin Busby, 3 daughters Frances, Holly and Amy Busby, siblings Eunetta Arnold, Leanna Rucker, Eugene McCall, 35 grandchildren and 36 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband of 59 years, John M. Busby, parents James Felix and Anna Marva Johnson McCall and 2 grandchildren. Velma was a homemaker, talented writer and artist. She was known for her charitable, compassionate spirit and was loved and cherished by all who knew her, especially her many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was every child’s “grandma” on Orange Street. Her presence will be missed by all. Visitation will be Tuesday, October 15th from 6-8 PM at Bunker’s Garden Chapel, 33 N. Centennial Way in Mesa. Funeral services are Wednesday, October 16, 2013 at 10 AM, preceded by a visitation at 9 AM at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Vineyard Ward, 1054 West 2nd Place, Mesa, AZ.

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