News From Terre Haute, Indiana

August 23, 2013

Vera Josephine (Pullum) May


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TERRE HAUTE — Vera Josephine (Pullum) May, 86, of Terre Haute, passed away at 4:55 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, in Springhill Village. She was born on May 3, 1927, in Terre Haute, to William Pullum and Doris (Henry) Pullum.

Vera was an avid seamstress. She was an assistant manager at Cloth World and a member of Farmersburg United Methodist Church.

Vera was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Alva Lawrence May Jr., in 2012; son, Michael May in 2011; her parents; brothers, Lester Pullum and Loren Pullum; and sister, Sylvia Metheny. She is survived by her children, Diane Dean and her husband Thom, Tim May and his wife Michelle, Julie May and her companion Dale Hopkins; sister, Stella Foltz; grandchildren, Heidi, Meagan, Micah, Joshua, Lace, Mitch, Logan, Chase, Tim, Jada, and Merriah; and several great-grandchildren.

Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 24, at 2 p.m. in DeBaun Funeral Homes Springhill Chapel, 85 E. Springhill Drive. Pastor Don Ransford will be officiating. Burial will be in Farmersburg Westlawn Cemetery. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Saturday from noon until 2 p.m. If family and friends so desire, memorial contributions may be made to American Parkinson Disease Association, www.adaparkinson.org. Online condolences can be made at:  www.debaunfuneralhomes.com