Virginia Mae Wetzel

Virginia Wetzel

Virginia Mae Wetzel, 87, of Riesel, passed away Friday, November 20, 2020 at Baylor Scott & White Hillcrest Medical Center in Waco.

Visitation: 2:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 25, at Riesel Cemetery in Riesel, Texas

Graveside Service: 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 25, at Riesel Cemetery with Pastor Brandon Kope officiating

Virginia was born October 26, 1933 in Marlin to Newton Reed Lamson and Rosa Mae Morgan Lamson. She graduated from Marlin High School. She married Robert Lee Wetzel on March 4, 1950.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Robert Lee Wetzel; siblings, Rowena Adams and Ronnie Lamson; daughter, Amy Carolynn Wetzel; and son-in-law, John Yelvington.

Virginia is survived by her siblings, Patricia Adams and Lois Roberson; son, Robert Wetzel and wife, Melissa and their children, Steven Wetzel and wife, Elizabeth and Kathleen Wetzel; daughter, Shelly Yelvington and her children, Jennifer and Scott Dean, Michelle and Casey Dunn and Tommy Yelvington; daughter, Vickie Nunn and husband, James and their children, Leon and Hailey Alvarado, Chaznie Nunn, John and Emma Alvarado, Cody and Kayla Nunn; daughter, Linda Wetzel; 14 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.


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Condolence Messages

  1. Laurie (Ray) Watkins

    Sending love and prayers to your family. Your sweet mom will truly be missed.

  2. Tonya Tackitt Nunn

    Vickie and James and family, you have my love, thoughts, and prayers during this terribly difficult time. I only met her a few times but I remember her well, full of love for her family and a joy for life. I hope your memories will bring you comfort.

  3. Our deepest condolences to the Wetzel family on the passing of Cookie…..our thoughts will be with you during this difficult time…………Jim & Donna

  4. Baylor Scott & White Hospice

    Dear Wetzel Family,
    The Baylor Scott & White Hospice team would like to extend to you our deepest sympathy. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers.

  5. My condolences to you Steven and your family.

  6. Millie Miller Boehme

    Aunt Cookie was a good and loving lady she will be missed dearly. Prayers for the family. Love y’all.

  7. Hugs & prayers to all the family. Aunt Cookie will be missed by all. <3

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