Veleta Malone, age 71, of Linton, passed away on Saturday, April 3, 2021, at home surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Linton, IN on January 17, 1950, the daughter of Leon Dailey & Dorothy (Houchin) Barnaby.
She worked in the dietary department of the hospital for several years. She enjoyed sewing, baking, quilting, crocheting and volunteering at the church on Thursdays.
She is survived by her fiancé, Gregory Jones; daughter, Cassandra (John) Doerr of Eldorado, IL; son, Edward (Patricia) Baxley of Linton; grandchildren, Heather Johnson, David Welch, Glen Collins, Patricia (Codey) Duncan, Carla Collins, Joseph (Brittany) Baxley and Jasmine Baxley; several great grandchildren; sister, Carolyn (Bob) Cunningham and brothers, David Dailey and Les Dailey.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Wayne Lee Malone; brother, Tom Dailey and sister, Mart Sisk.
A graveside service will be held at 12:00 Noon on Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at Fairview Cemetery in Linton with Pastor Jeff Fulk officiating.
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