Alma Louise Bachtell
Alma Louise Bachtell
August 4, 1941 - June 8, 2021

Alma Louise Osteen Bachtell, 79, of Satsuma passed away Monday, June 7, 2021 at Putnam Community Medical Center in Palatka after a 22 ˝ year battle with cancer.

Alma was born in Palatka and grew up in Francis. She attended local public schools and had been a lifelong resident of Putnam County. She was formerly active at Dunns Creek Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School. She enjoyed gardening, loved animals, and was a wonderful wife to her husband. She was part of the Osteen Family, a Putnam County pioneer family.

Preceding her in death were her parents, James E. “Fessor” and Norma Elizabeth Osteen; a son, Keith Cumbo; and a brother, Jimmy Osteen.

Surviving are her husband of 41 years, George Bachtell of Satsuma; three sons, Robert Cumbo, Terry Cumbo, and Cecil Cumbo, all of Putnam County; a daughter, Vickie Shepard of North Carolina; a sister, Nita Braggs of Georgia; a half-brother, Dewayne Osteen; a sister-in-law, Bobbi Osteen of Francis; the father of his children, Cecil Cumbo; and numerous grandchildren.

No services are scheduled.

Masters Funeral Home of Palatka is in charge of arrangements.

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