Nona Lee Herrell

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Nona Lee Herrell, 90, Nevada, Mo., passed away on Monday, Nov. 9, 2020, at Moore-Few Care Center, in Nevada. Nona was born Sept. 6, 1930, in Bronaugh, Mo., to Floyd A. and Ruth (Thomas) Carpenter. She was united in marriage to Clarence L. Harrell on Aug. 4, 1957, in Nevada, and he preceded her in death in 2006.

Nona grew up in the Bronaugh and Moundville area graduating from Bronaugh High School. Following high school she lived in Nevada, Springfield, and Harrisonville. She worked as a secretary at SMS College in Springfield, as a bookkeeper for a law office in Harrisonville and was also the Director of the Senior Center in Harrisonville for a number of years. She has lived in Nevada for the past four years. Nona enjoyed sewing, reading, working with other people.

Survivors include two stepdaughters, Marsha Gilbert (Larry), El Dorado Springs, Mo., and Charene Hudson (Charles), Neosho, Mo.; one stepson, Jarrett Herrell (Billie), Neosho, Mo.; a granddaughter, Amanda Mulligan (Keith), and their two daughters, Rachel and Hannah, Corona, Calif.; and a daughter-in-law, Diana Hicks, Frankfort, Ill. In addition to her husband, Clarence she was preceded in death by her parents, and one son, Daniel Hicks.

Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m., Monday, Nov. 16, at the Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Springfield, Mo. Friends may call from 8 a.m., Thursday, until noon on Saturday, Nov. 14, at Ferry Funeral Home, in Nevada.

Memorials are suggested in her memory to the American Heart Association in care of Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada.

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