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Velma N. (Dixon) Hay

March 28, 1937 ~ September 26, 2020 (age 83)

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Velma N. Hay, 83 of Ashville, OH passed away on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020 at Grant Medical Center in Columbus.  Velma was born on March 28, 1937 to the late Tobe and Una (May) Dixon in Lucasville, OH.  Velma was a lifelong Choir Director at many local churches most recently at Calvary United Methodist Church in Circleville where she was also a member.  

Besides her parents, Velma was preceded in death by husband in 2002 William Hay Jr.; daughter Velma Denise King in 2006; brothers Ben, Dallas, Mark, Tom and Bob; sisters Ruby, Jane, Lois and Jinx.

Velma is survived by son Randy Hay of IN; brother Mike (Mary) Dixon of  Ashville; grandchildren Angela (Matthew) Bunch of Urbana, Adam (Holly)  King of Amanda, Jacob (Mary) Hay of Circleville, Matthew (Cheryl) Hay of Williamsport; son-in-law Marty King of Ashville; 12 great grandchildren, 3 great great grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m. on Wed. Sept. 30th at Oliver-Cheek Funeral Home, 420 W. Main St. Ashville 43103.  A Graveside Service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Thurs. Oct. 1st at Reber Hill Cemetery, Winchester Rd. Ashville with Pastor Dale Dixon officiating. Due to COVID-19, masks and social distancing are encouraged. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Online condolences at

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September 30, 2020

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Oliver-Cheek Funeral Home
420 W. Main St.
Ashville, OH 43103

Graveside Service
October 1, 2020

1:00 PM
Reber Hill Cemetery
16810 Winchester Rd.
Ashville, OH 43103

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