Velma Marie (Foray) DeAtley 94, of Salem passed away on March 25, 2018 at Salem Regional Medical Center. She was born in Campbell, Ohio on August 19, 1923 the daughter of the late Alexander and Margaret (Beres) Foray and moved to the Salem area in 1935. Velma graduated from North Lima School and attended Ohio School of Beauty Culture and was a managing cosmetologist and retired from Franklin Furniture. She was a member of St. Jude Catholic Church in Columbiana. Velma was a member of the Salem Senior Citizens, the Salem Pokey Dot Band, VFW Ladies Aux. Post 5532 of Washingtonville, Retired Senior Volunteer Program, Past President of the Columbiana Seniors, The Fancy Walkers and Style Show, Family Recovery Grand Babes Program, the Salem Retired Workers and many will remember her as "Buttercup" the Clown.
Survivors include her daughter in law Karen DeAtley her grandchildren; Bradley, Jimmy, Tina, Tammy and Susan, Belinda, Jennifer and Rachael.. Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her 2 sons James and Ron, a grandson Michael a great grandson Ethan and 3 sisters; Emma Keck, Margaret Simko and Maryanne Cason.
A Memorial Mass will be held at St. Jude Catholic Church at a later date and burial will take place at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in North Lima. Friends and family may send condolences and sign the guest register online at www.grfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are by Brown Funeral Home, Salem (330) 337-6363.