Obituary of Velma Ethel Corbett Tomlinson
Velma Ethel Corbett Tomlinson, 103, of West Columbia, passed away on Friday, July 24, 2020. Born in Timmonsville, SC on December 22, 1916, she was the daughter of the late Redding Ivey Corbett, Sr. and Nina McClees Corbett, and the wife of the late Otis Clyde Tomlinson. She attended Anderson College and Limestone College, where she received her Bachelor’s degree in Education. She then moved to Columbia, SC and became a member of Park Street Baptist Church. She enjoyed a long and rewarding career as a teacher, retiring from Columbia public schools in 1981.
The funeral service will be held at 2pm on Wednesday, July 29th in the chapel at Thompson Funeral Home- Greenlawn. The family will receive friends at the funeral home an hour prior to the service, beginning at 1pm. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Memorial Park.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Velma Tomlinson, please visit Tribute Store