Pocahontas – Nelda Evonne Pully, 73, passed away Tuesday, December 14, 2010 at St. Benards Medical Center.
Born December 15, 1936 in Pocahontas to the late Homer and Edith Hightower.
She is also preceded in death by husband Melvin Pully, sons; Eldon and Michael Barnett, brother Johnny Robert Hightower, sisters; Mildred Dachs, Wanda Robinson, Clara Wheat, Donna Smith, Joan Davis, and granddaughter Jessica VanKirk.
She is survived by sons; Tim (Sherry) Barnett of Imboden, Ronald (Janet) Barnett of Maynard, daughters; Mary (Scott) Thomas of Pocahontas, Connie (Steve) Berry of Pocahontas, Melissa Barnett of Pocahontas, Lisa (Jerry) Vankirk of College City. 13 grandchildren; Christy Hibbard of Maynard, David Barnett of Bono, Rhiannon Smith of Pocahontas, Erica Mullen of Shannon, Stormy Simmons of Pocahontas, Amanda Manis of Maynard, Tim Jr. And Candice Barnett of Imboden, Matt Barnett of the home, Kerchelle Barnett of Pocahontas, Elizabeth Barnett of Gatewood, MO, and Jonathon and Krista Vankirk of College City. 12 great grandchildren; Mikayla Hibbard, Callie and Ethan Barnett, Joel Thomas, Eric Thomas, Angel DeClerk, Allen Tanner, Logan and Jessica Simmons, Morgan and Brooklyn Manis and one great great grandchild. Three sisters; Geraldine Steimel, Dianne Kincade and Brenda Eveland all of Pocahontas.
Funeral service will be held Saturday, December 18, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. in the Chapel of McNabb Funeral Home with Terry Miller officiating. Burial will follow in Randolph Memorial Gardens.
Visitation will be Friday night from 5-8:00 p.m.
Pallbearers include: Tim Barnett, Ronald Barentt, Tim Barnett, Jr., Matt Barnett, David Barnett, Scottie Thomas, Jerry Vankirk, Jonathon Vankirk.
Honorary Pallbearer: Granddaughter