Velma Mae Lore, 88, of Belle, died Saturday, November 6, 2010. She was born Sept. 20, 1922, in Livingston, Texas, to the late Robert Austin Matthias and Addie May (Stokes) Matthias. Velma had been in ill health for many years, and was residing at the Westphalia Hills Retirement Home. She is survived by her daughter, Phylis Imler of Jefferson City; her grandson, Clay Imler with wife Sheri, and great-grandchildren, Halie and Ty Imler of Loganville, Georgia. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Floyd (Bill) Lore; her father, Robert Austin Matthias; her mother, Adie Upham; her sister, Bertha Freeman, and an infant sister. Visitation will be at Sassmann's Funeral Home at Belle from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Wednesday evening. The funeral will be at 11:00 a.m. Thursday morning at the First Baptist Church of Belle, with interment at Liberty Cemetery at Belle.