Ella Lambert


Ella R. Lambert, 90, of Columbus, died at 9:05 a.m. Wednesday, January 20, 2016, at Kindred Transitional Care and Rehabilitation.

Ella was born March 15, 1925, in Bartholomew County, the daughter of John R. and Mary E. Nichols Tungett. She married Roy C. Lambert November 21, 1942.

Ella was previously employed at C.P. Electronics and Roviar Sportswear and was co-owner of B&L Health and Beauty.

She was a lifelong member of Shiloh Separate Baptist Church and loved cooking, canning, gardening and spending time with her grandchildren.

The funeral will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. Monday, January 25, 2016, at Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home with the Rev. Ron Bridgewater officiating. Calling will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home and one hour prior to the service. Burial will be at Flat Rock Cemetery in Flat Rock, Indiana.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association through the funeral home.

Survivors include her husband, Roy; children, Beverly (Luke) Lucas of Edmonton, Kentucky, Sharon Tennell of Shelbyville, Jerry (Carla) Lambert of Columbus, Steven Lambert of Columbus and Chuck (Debby) Lambert of Columbus; 15 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and several great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; an infant son, Douglas Lambert; and a sister, Bertha Kralik.

You are invited to view her video tribute after 1 p.m. Sunday, light a virtual candle and send a message to the family via the Internet.