Nellie Ann Hall

Friday, December 17, 2021

Nellie Ann Hall, 83, Nevada, Mo., passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2021, at Nevada Regional Meical Center following a brief illness. Nellie was born Oct. 11, 1938, in Galveston, Texas, to John E. and Daisy I. (Felton) Swait. She married Raymond “Pete” Hall on May 1, 1958, in Nevada, Mo., and he preceded her in death on Jan. 28, 2020.

Nellie grew up in Nevada and graduated from Nevada High School Class of 1957. Although primarily a homemaker, Nellie worked for a time at the Kellwood Tent Factory and Nelly Don in Nevada and also worked several years at Murphy Farms. Nellie had a love for reading, sewing, and genealogy. She was member of the Tri County Genealogy Society and the Church of God Holiness in Deerfield. Nellie had a love of family and especially enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.

Survivors include two daughters, Judy Hall of the home, and Cheryl Marsh (Charles), Fort Scott, Kan.; two grandchildren, John Marsh, Pittsburg, Kan., and Anna Marsh, Fort Scott, Kan.; two brothers, Ernie Swait (Shirley), Independence, Mo., and Jack Swait, Nevada, Mo.; and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband, Pete, Nellie was preceded in death by her parents.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, Dec. 20, at Ferry Funeral Home, in Nevada. The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m., prior to the service. Interment will be in the National Cemetery in Fort Scott, Kan., at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to a charity of the donor’s choice in care of Ferry Funeral Home.

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