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Velma I. Nellis

Saturday, February 13, 2010

Velma I. Nellis, 97, of Bloomfield, passed away at 10 p.m. Friday, Feb. 12, 2010 at Lyons Health & Living Center.

Born Sept. 23, 1912 in Greene County, she was the daughter of Walter and Alice (Graves) Byers.

She was a homemaker and a member of the Bloomfield First Christian Church.

Surviving relatives include: one nephew, James Thomas of Florida; three great-nieces, Jane O'Neall of Bloomfield, Kay Stone of Arizona and Patty Spice of Florida.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert L. Nellis on Aug. 8, 1999; and her parents.

Graveside services will be conducted 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2010 at Carmichael Cemetery in rural Bloomfield, with Rev. Dave Wilde officiating.

There will be no public visitation. Jenkins & Sons Funeral Home in Bloomfield is in charge of arrangements.

Online condolences to the family are available at www.jenkinsfuneralhomes.com.