Tuesday, November 16, 2010
Elizabeth "Betty" Anne Buller Vegors, 85, passed away on November 13, 2010, at St. Mary Medical Center.
She was born July 25, 1925, in Omaha, Nebraska to Herman & Leona Wright Buller. The family moved soon after her birth to Chicago, Illinois where she attended public schools through high school. She also attended the Art Institute of Chicago. The family moved to Portland, Ore. where she attended Multnomah Bible College. It was here she met and later married Ben Vegors. Following her move to Walla Walla, she graduated from Whitman College and remained here until her death. During most of her adult life, she taught Sunday school classes where her artistic talent was put to good use. Her interest in travel led her to more than 22 countries.
She is survived by her husband, Ben, of 61 years and was a loving mother of two sons, Peter Andrew and David Neal. She was preceded in death by her son, David Neal, three brothers and her parents.
Viewing & visitation will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2010, from 2 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the Herring Groseclose Funeral Home, 315 W. Alder, Walla Walla. The Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, Nov. 18, 2010, at 1 p.m. at the Chapel of the Herring Groseclose Funeral Home with Rev. Mark Koontz officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to the Gideon Society through the funeral home.