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April 6, 2013

Vera O. Humphrey

Oct. 23, 1917 - April 3, 2013

Vera Olive (Moore) Highmiller Humphrey, 95, passed away at the Middletown Nursing and Rehabilitation Center on April 3, 2013, following an extended illness.

She was born on Oct. 23, 1917, in Middletown, the daughter of Leo David and Montrew (Good) Moore.

She was a graduate of Daleville High School and was employed at Anaconda Wire and Cable in Anderson for 30 years before retiring in 1976.

She is survived by three nieces, Darlene (Ken) King of Middletown, Christina (Bob) Provost of Middletown, and Kathy (Jerry) Gossage of New Castle; a nephew, Mike (Rhonda) Moore; several cousins; and special friends, Peggy, Irvine, and Natasha Taylor of Tennessee, Gerry McClintock, Judy Vardaman of Anderson and Carolyn Triplett of Dunkirk.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles; two brothers, Ernest Moore and Byron Eugene Moore; one sister, Virginia Moore; and one son, Curtis Wayne Highmiller.

Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. today at Miller Cemetery, Middletown, with the Revs. Tim Glidden and Marty Ballard officiating.

Memorial contributions can be made to the St. Vincent Hospice through the Ballard and Sons Funeral Home.

A special thanks to the staff at the Middletown Nursing and Rehabilitation Center for taking such excellent care of Vera and her family.

The Ballard family is honored to celebrate the life of Vera Humphrey with family and friends.

Post online condolences at www.ballardandsons.com or www.theheraldbulletin.com.

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