Velda Stein was born on March 31, 1925, in Gainesville, Texas. She transitioned to eternity on December 8, 2019, in Richardson, Texas.
Velda was a Registered Dental Assistant for over 50 years. She loved people and flowers. She also delighted in ballroom dancing and caring for others.
She was preceded in death by her parents;, Will and Vera Sparkman; and her husband, Billy Ray Stein, who passed in 1965. Those left to cherish fond memories include her daughter, Julie Buckholt; grandsons: Randall Buckholt, Jason Buckholt, and Eric Buckholt; granddaughter, Ashley Buckholt; great grandchildren: Whitney Buckholt, Randall Buckholt ,Jr., Eric Buckholt, Jr., Jason Buckholt, Jr., Alyssa Buckholt, Natalie Buckholt, Erica Buckholt, and Nova Buckholt; great-great-grandson, Jhase Clay; niece, Jackie Sparkman; nephew, Kevin Sparkman; and a host of other relatives and friends.