March 09, 2012
OBITUARY ~ NELLIE M. (NICHOLS) GREENLY
Nellie M. GREENLY, 101, of Edwardsville, Ill., died at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 6, 2012 at Edwardsville Nursing & Rehabilitation.
She was a retired teacher having taught at Hinckley School in Hinckley, Minn.
Nellie was born Nov. 30, 1910 in Beaconsfield, Iowa, daughter of the late Doyce Wellman and Eldora (SCOTT) NICHOLS. She married Loyd GREENLY on Oct. 19, 1928 in Pine City, Minn. He preceded her in death in 1990 after 61 years of marriage.
She is survived by one son, Dee D. (Kathryn) GREENLY of Morgantown, W. Va.; two daughters, Norma E. THOMPSON of Edwardsville and Ruth STEEN of Calif.; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren, and many friends.
She was preceded by one daughter, Marjorie GERDES; and one son, Robert "Bobby" GREENLY.
Nellie was a member of Immanuel United Methodist Church in Edwardsville. She was a volunteer for Anderson Hospital Auxiliary for 15 years. She loved to work jigsaw puzzles and quilting.
There is no visitation or service. According to her wishes she was cremated. Interment will be at Sunset Hill Memorial Estates in Glen Carbon.
Weber & Rodney Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be expressed online at weberfuneralhome.com.
Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, November of 2012
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