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Almeda Bruner

Almeda Bruner

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


3 Condolences

  • Shannon Sizemore Posted July 13, 2018 12:35 am


  • Ricky Sparks Posted July 15, 2018 5:02 am

    I thought the world of Almeda and “NucK”, Almeda was a kind and considerate person…..who had the most wonderful parents a person could wish for, Mr. Barney “Pete” and Christine East were two people I will never forget, I still have an ax that Mr. Pete carved,( who gave me at Christine’s funeral) thoughts and prayers to Billy Vance, Karen, Teresa and Kevin, you had a very “special” Aunt”.

  • Jayne Bruner-Wilson Posted July 17, 2018 12:07 pm

    Aunt Medie was such a special person. I always will remember being a child and seeing them come to our home or going to their home and being filled with joy. She and Uncle Nuck were very big part of my childhood. They were the best and now they are together again.

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