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Vesta Mefford, 86, of Lincoln, died Thursday, July 14, 2011, at St.
Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday at
Holland Barry & Bennett Funeral Home. Her funeral
service will be at 11 a.m. at the funeral home, with
Pastor Larry Crawford officiating.
follow in Lawndale Cemetery.
She was born on Feb. 10, 1925, in St. Louis, Mo.
Her parents were Harry and Helen Yates VanSickle.
She married William G. Mefford on July 4, 1947, in
She is survived by one daughter, Julia H. (and
Tom) Jones of Fort Hood, Texas; a son-in-law, Ron
(and Bonnie) Schulmeister of Lincoln; two stepsons,
Charles (and Sandy) Mefford of Oakland, Ark., and
Wilbert (and Darlene) Mefford of Mulberry, Ark.; one
brother, Thomas VanSickle (and Charlene) of Des
Plaines; a sister-in-law, Maria Blackwell (and Leon)
of Eldorado; and three grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her
husband and a sister, Anna George.
Memorial donations may be made to the charity of the
donor's choice and will be accepted at the funeral
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