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Oct. 4, 1933 – March 25, 2013
Ella Mae Veal is the daughter of Joe Matlock and Elvira Henry of Houston, TX. At age 18 she moved to Vallejo, CA. She later accepted Jesus Christ as her Lord and Savior joining Kyle's Temple of Vallejo. Ella met and married the love of her life, Joseph C. Veale, Sr.
She worked for the Vallejo Unified District and was very active with the Parent Teacher Association (P.T.A.) at one point serving as the President. She enjoyed cooking, reading the Bible and being with her family.
She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Joseph C. Veale Sr.; son, Christopher L. Veale; step-sons, Terry Veale and Michael G. Veale; and siblings, Velma Lea, Mandy (Strong) Satchwhite and Jerome Blount.
She is forever cherished by her family, sons, Roger ("Tony"), Ivory and Robert Veale; step-sons, Joseph (Dolly) Veale Jr., Los Angeles; Alan (Elodia) Veale of Odessa, TX; daughters, Jeneda and Michelle Veale of Sacramento and Valery (Samuel) Smith of Vallejo; step-daughter, Patricia (Bill) Rush of Sacramento; siblings, Richard Blount of Palm Springs, Wash (Bernice) Blount of Fairfield, Julius (Andrea) Blount of Vallejo and Roserre Glover of Mc Donough, GA, and 15 grandchildren.
Memorial service will be held on Friday April 5, at 11 a.m., at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, 1905 Florida St., Vallejo.
There will be a private inurnment.
All arrangements are under the direction and care of Wiggins-Knipp Funeral Home.
Published in TimesHeraldOnline on Apr. 3, 2013
Wiggins-Knipp Funeral Home
524 Capitol Street Vallejo, CA 94590