Almeta May Walker – Bedford
Almeta May Walker, 87, of Bedford, died at 7:45 p.m. Saturday, February 21, 2015, at Garden Villa, Bedford.
Born May 11, 1927, in Bedford, she was the daughter of Howard and Alma P. (Yaney) Chastain.
She married Dale Edward Walker on May 1, 1945, in Bedford; he died June 1, 2007. Almeta was a member of Englewood Baptist Church and was a homemaker who loved camping, sewing and doing crochet work.
Surviving are two sons, Robert C. (Suzanne) Walker, and Danny D. Walker, both of Bedford; four grandchildren, Robert D. (Ginger)Walker, Sr., Terre Haute, Lorinda K. (Jason) Batchelor, Bedford, Jodi Michelle (John) Terry, Bedford and Julia Marie Lindsey, also of Bedford; two step-grandchildren, Michelle (Michael) Osborne, Raleigh, NC and Mindi (Daryl) Robinson, Bedford; six great grandchildren, Tyler Harrison, Robert D. Walker, Haley Burger, Evan Gregory Lindsey, Riley Stevens and Brooke Terry; two step-great grandchildren Trey Koch and Izabella Shew; and two great great grandchildren, Bentley Burger and Kayson Burger.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Dale; and three brothers, Curtis, Jack and Richard Chastain.
A graveside service will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, February 26, 2015, at Beech Grove Cemetery, Bedford, with Bro. Marty Speer officiating where burial will follow. Friends may call on Thursday from 11 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home, Bedford.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fergusonee.com.
Ruth M. Vowell – Bedford
Ruth M. Vowell, 90, of Bedford died at 3:38 am on Saturday, February 21, 2015 at St. Vincent Dunn Hospital.
Born May 1, 1924 in Daviess Co., IN she was the daughter of Peter and Melinda (Graber) Stoll. She married Elwood P. Vowell on June 29, 1946 and he preceded her in death on August 3, 2014. She had worked for Beuhler’s Grocery and was a member of the Solsberry Order of the Eastern Star.
Survivors include her son, Jim Vowell and wife Pamela of Bedford; grandchildren: Annie Buechlein and husband Neil
of Bedford, Corey Keith, and Eric Keith and wife Amanda all of Bedford; great grandchildren: Kelsei Keith, Drew Keith, Emily Keith, Memphis Buechlein, and Peyton Keith; one brother: Darrell Stoll of Evansville, IN.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Elwood, two brothers, Clarence Stoll, and Floyd Stoll and four sisters, Rosetta Ebler, Iona Graber, June Miller, and Juanita Healy.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 pm on Thursday, February 26th 2015 in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Pastor Kenneth Fisher officiating. Burial will follow in the Green Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 3:00 pm until 8:00pm on Wednesday, February 25th 2015 at the Day & Carter Mortuary.
Family and friends may express condolences at www.daycarter.com