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Monday, July 28, 2014

Nina Wolford

Thursday, July 3, 2003

EAST PRAIRIE - Nina Mae Wolford, 90, died at 9:17 p.m. July 2, 2003, at her home.

Born Nov. 18, 1912, in Union City, Tenn., daughter of the late Nina Mae Rettig, she lived in Mississippi County most of her life. She was a member of the First Assembly of God Church in East Prairie.

On Dec. 15, 1934, she married Dee Wolford who preceded her in death on Jan. 12, 1992.

Survivors include: two sons, Daniel A. Wolford and Edward D. Wolford of East Prairie; four daughters, Carolyn J. Grisso of East Prairie, JoAnn W. Bell of Paducah, Ky., Joy N. Counts of Tampa, Fla., and Brenda Sipp of St. Louis; one sister, Beulah Couch of St. Louis; and 13 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by two sons, Melvin Doyle Wolford and Talmage Dee Wolford; one daughter, Shirley Jean Wolford; and one sister, Marie Cline.

Visitation begins at 5 p.m. Friday at Shelby Funeral Home, where services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday with Richard Dement, officiating.

Burial will follow in the Dogwood Cemetery near East Prairie.

Her grandsons will serve as pallbearers.