Obituary Of Veda B. Epley


Veda B. Epley, age 75, of Evansville, IN, passed away at 4:45 a.m. on Monday, July 8, 2019.

Veda was born January 6, 1944, in Evansville, IN to Roy and Violet “Eloise” (Meredith) Smith. She was a lifelong member of Vann Avenue Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School and worked in the church office. Veda was a homemaker. Throughout her life, Veda was an avid bowler, loved attending concerts and shopping at Kohl’s. She also enjoyed spending time with her family.

Veda is survived by her husband of 58 years, Morris Epley; daughter, Gilna Gearhart (John); son, Brent Epley; grandchildren, Aaron Gearhart, Jordan Gearhart and Evelyn “Evie” Epley; brother, Ray Smith (Linda); sister, Gilna Brownfield; niece, Vicky Hames (Skip); and great niece, Meredith Hames along with several other nieces and nephews.

Veda is preceded in death by her parents and brother, Gary Smith.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to Dr. Bryan Laura and his staff as well as the staff from Heart to Heart Hospice for their care and compassion.

Funeral Services will be held at 3:00 p.m., Thursday, July 11, 2019 at Boone Funeral Home East Chapel – A Family Tradition Funeral Home, 5330 Washington Avenue with Dr. Rev. Larry Lewis officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery.

Friends may visit from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m., Thursday, July 11, 2019 at BOONE FUNERAL HOME EAST CHAPEL.

Memorial Contributions may be made to: Vann Avenue Baptist Church at 2608 Vann Ave, Evansville, IN 47714 .

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