Almeda E. Bruner, age 93, of Lancaster, passed away Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at Landmark of Lancaster. Born February 13, 1925 in Garrard County, she was a daughter of the late Barney “Pete” East & Christine Preston East. She had been retired from the Department of Finance for the state where she had worked over 36 years. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Doris Rose Preston & Lois Lanham, as well as her husband , Robert P. “Nuck” Bruner. She and Nuck enjoyed their many travels together. They eventually were able to visit all 50 states, her favorite being their most recent vacation, their road trip to Alaska. Almeda was also a member of Victory Christian Church.
Almeda leaves behind two nieces, Teresa (Darrell) Estes, Karen (the late Bryce) McCulley, two nephews, Billy (Cindy) Lanham & Kevin (Amy) Preston, all of Lancaster. She was fondly known as Aunt Meme to her seven great and 12 great great nieces and nephews.
Her funeral services will be 11:00 AM Monday, July 16, 2018 at Ramsey-Young Funeral Home by Rev. Darrell Estes & Rev. Leon Thomas, with burial following in Camp Nelson National Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Holton & Harry Howard, Ryan Preston, Scott Hicks, Braden Carmack, Dudley Hacker & Jon Wentworth. Honorary bearers will be Marti Lowry, Cora “Tootsie” Schmiers, Liz Stephens, Ida Mae Brogle, Dr. Gina D’Costa & Shannon Ballard. In lieu of flowers, contributions may go to St. Jude’s Childrens Hospital or Heritage Hospice.
Visitation hours will be from 5—8 PM Sunday, July 15, 2018 at the funeral home. Friends and family may leaves special memories or condolences on her tribute page at www.ramsey-young.com