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.