Velma Gaines-Hamock

 

 

Age: 90

 

Summary: owner of the Hamock's Funeral Home in Paducah, Kentucky who had recently received international attention in the past several years when she gained the custody of infamous "Speedy" Atkins mummy after the death of her husband in 1949 and was later featured on That's Incredible! and Ripley's Believe It Or Not TV programs along with the mummy.

 

 

Cause of Death: Natural causes

 

Born: May 25, 1910

 

Died: October 3, 2000

 

Location: Paducah, Kentucky