Rebecca Ann Vela
Archer-Weston Funeral Home
501 E Clinton Street
Frankfort, IN

Rebecca Ann Vela, 60, of Frankfort, passed away Oct. 4, 2021 at IU Heath Arnett Hospital in Lafayette. She was born on Feb. 19, 1961 in Hammond to Lindell Ray Dukes and Dorothy Lee (Benson) Griffin. She married Michael T. Vela in June of 1977, and they later divorced.

Rebecca attended Donald E. Gavit High School and worked for Frito Lay for 18 years. She was a member of Faith Family Church and enjoyed traveling, attending Christian concerts and watching movies. Her greatest love was spending time with her family and her dog, Sophie Girl.

Surviving are her children, Jason Michael (Jenae) Vela of Russiaville, Alicia Marie (Marcos) Echeverria of Frankfort and Derek Mitchell (Tiffany) Vela of Lafayette; brothers, Timothy Wayne Thomas of Frankfort and Randall (Linda) Dukes of Evansville; grandchildren, Alexis, Selena, Isaiah, Manuel, Tyler, Xavier, Eric, Troy, Jalin, RJ, Chris, Vanesa and Adelynn; and great-grandchildren, Cooper, Dominic, Cora, Callum, Miles, Elaina, Esme and Ezra.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Funeral Services will be 6 p.m. EDT on Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021 at Faith Family Church, 508 West Green Street, Frankfort. Friends may visit from 4 p.m. until the time of service at 6 p.m. at the church. Archer-Weston Funeral & Cremation Center, 501 East Clinton Street, Frankfort is honored to assist the Vela family. Graveside service will take place 1 p.m. CST Monday, Oct. 11, 2021 at Rose Hill Cemetery in Central City, Kentucky. Please visit, where you may leave a message for the family.

Published by The Times on Oct. 5, 2021.
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Faith Family Church
508 West Green Street, Frankfort, IN
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Faith Family Church
508 West Green Street, Frankfort, IN
Graveside service
Rose Hill Cemetery
Central City, KY
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