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Vera Mae Secrest
May 25, 1925 - March 20, 2019

Funeral arrangements and burial for Vera Secrest 93, of Hereford will be held in Nebraska at a date to be announced. Local services are under the professional supervision Parkside Chapel Funeral Home. Mrs. Secrest passed away March 20, 2019.

Vera Mae (Wolkins) Secrest was born May 25, 1925 in Tabor, Iowa to Delbert and Ollie(Ballinger) Secrest. She graduated from Gordon High School, Gordon, Nebraska. Vera worked in the Ford Shop and Coast to Coast in Nebraska. She was avid bowler, loved playing dominos and all types of card games. and was an active member of the American Legion Auxiliary. Mrs. Secrest moved to Hereford a year and a half ago from Lavernia, Texas.

Vera met and fell in love with Archie Secrest, they married July 2, 1943 in Gordon, Nebraska. She was a member of the Methodist Church.

Those left to cherish her memory are two sons, Wynn Secrest and wife Carolyn of Hereford, Randy Secrest and wife Marty of Bertrand Nebraska. One brother Mitch Wolkins of Alliance, Nebraska, Grandchildren, Bo, Heath, Leonard, Bridget, J.D, Kacy, Jessica, Tammy Clint, Ricky and numerous Great grandchildren. There are also two very special people that were dear to Vera's heart, Tyke Secrest and Bev Secrest. And for over a quarter of a century, her closest friend Mary Kaye.