Obituary for Velma Ruth Salter


Velma Ruth Salter

March 12, 1927 - April 22, 2019

Velma Ruth (Oliver) Salter of Indianapolis passed away at her home on Monday, April 22, 2019. She was 92 years old. Velma was born in Indianapolis to the late Charles and Myrtle Oliver on March 12, 1927. After graduating from Arsenal Tech High School Velma went on to work at RCA, Indiana Bell Telephone, and L.S. Ayers. She also worked as a stenographer and typist, but was primarily a home economist who was devoted to her family. In 1954 Velma married Truman J. Salter from the south side of Indianapolis. Together they raised two daughters, Yvonne Salter Brown and Autumn Joy Benamon who both survive. Also surviving are two grandchildren, Kristyn Noel and Reuben James Salter. Both Truman and Velma were members of Southport Church of the Nazarene for many years. Velma was active in church catering to the Children’s Ministry. In lieu of flowers please consider making contributions directly to Southport Church of the Nazarene or the American Cancer Society. In accordance with Velma’s wishes there will be no funeral services. Final arrangements are entrusted to Cremation Society of Indiana.

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