Velma Lee Bedell

Aug 29, 1930 – May 21, 2019

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Velma Lee Broughton BEDELL

88, died May 21, 2019 at her daughter’s home in Seattle, she was born August 29, 1930. 

Velma was a longtime resident of White Center and was preceded in death by her husband Mark George Bedell, Jr, her sister Barbara Hawks, her brother Vernon Broughton as well as her parents and many other relatives. 

She is survived by her children Pamela Jo Bedell-Warren, Mark LeRoy Bedell (Cindy), Paulette LeAnn Crawford (Michael) and Juanita Joy Brennan; a sister in-law Sharon Broughton as well as many cousins, nieces, nephews and their families, 18 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren and 1 on the way. 

A viewing will be held on May 31st from 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM at the Bonney-Watson Washington Memorial Funeral Home in SeaTac.  The service will be held at Mt. View Presbyterian Church June 1, 2019 at 11:00 AM with a reception following then a burial service at 2:30 PM at Washington Memorial Park, SeaTac.  

Memorials may be made to the Mt. View Presbyterian Church, 10806 – 12th Avenue SW, Seattle, Washington 98146


K. Williams
Natchez, MS
Jun 15, 2019

My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family. Please keep in mind that God will heal your broken hearts and will strengthen you during this difficult time. (Psalm 147:3) To find out more regarding the hope for the dead, visit and search “death”.

Allan Sample
Seatac, WA
May 29, 2019

Velma Lee was a kind lady. She was one of the neighborhood mothers, along with mine, that looked after and watched over both her children and the Sample boys. She will be missed.

Hayley Lytle
Pine Hill, NJ
May 28, 2019

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