Nannetta Grace Neely, 68, Walker, Mo., died Saturday, Oct. 24, 2009, at her residence, following an illness of several months. She was born July 16, 1941, in Overland Park, Kan., to Pressley Jacob Stump and Ada Grace Shatto Stump. She was married June 21, 1966, in Miami, Okla., to Reuben Neely, and he survives of the home.
She was born in Overland, Kan., and spent some time in the Warsaw and Wheatland area. She came to Vernon County in 1966 and has resided here ever since. She worked for a time at the Nevada State Hospital and Nevada City Hospital, but considered her primary duty as being a wife, mother, grandmother, and homemaker to her loving family.
In addition to her husband Reuben, she is survived by two sons, James Mark Neely, Clovis, N.M., and Stan L. Neely, Nevada; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; one brother, Mike Stump, Deepwater, Mo.; one sister, Sylvia June Higginbotham, Collins, Mo.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 28, at Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada, with Ray Dean Scism officiating. Interment will follow in Berea Cemetery, Ketterman, Mo.
Friends may call now and until the hour of service at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday evening between 6 and 7 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made in her honor to the American Cancer Society, in care of Ferry Funeral Home, 301 S. Washington, Nevada, MO 64772.
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