Nature 07

Thelma Ruberta Alumbaugh

September 22, 1924 ~ October 16, 2021 (age 97)


          Thelma Ruberta Alumbaugh, 97, formerly of Nevada passed away on Saturday, October 16, 2021 at Phoenix Mountain Post-Acute in Phoenix, AZ.  Thelma was born September 22, 1924 in Nevada, MO to Lucian L. and Beulah E. Bond. She was united in marriage to Norman Lee Alumbaugh on February 19, 1946 and he preceded her in death on July 15, 1994.

      Thelma grew up in Nevada and graduated from Nevada High School.  After her marriage to Norman they made their home in Independence, MO.  They moved back to Nevada in 1985 until she moved to AZ in 2001.

      Survivors include two daughters, Linda S. Staley (Jack), Phoenix, AZ, and Jeannie D. Beard (William), Dewey, AZ; grandchildren, Traci Bailey, Phoenix, AZ, Tricia Cerda, Phoenix, AZ, Tara Welch, St. Louis, MO, Amy Kille, Prescott, AZ, and Sara Hurd, Dewey, AZ; 13 great grandchildren; a sister Fern Welch, Nevada, MO; as well as many other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, and seven siblings, Lucian Dale Bond, Elton Bond, Wilma Reed, Marion Rains, Elmond Bond, Willard Bond, and Betty F. Bond.      

      Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 23, 2021 at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada. Interment will follow in Moore Cemetery, Nevada. The family will receive friends from 10-11:00 a.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.   

      In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations to Hospice of the Valley, 1510 E Flower St., Bldg. 2, Phoenix Az, 85014.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Thelma, please visit our floral store.


October 23, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Ferry Funeral Home
301 South Washington
Nevada, MO 64772

Funeral Service
October 23, 2021

11:00 PM
Ferry Funeral Home Home
Nevada, MO 64772

© 2021 Ferry Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy