SIKESTON - Nellie Bernece "Dude" Eaves, 80, died at 9:23 a.m. Aug. 27, 2006, at her home.
Born Jan. 30, 1926, in Cape Girardeau, to the late Fred and Ella Liary McAnelly, she was a homemaker and a member of Garden Ridge General Baptist Church of Bell City.
On Nov. 22, 1941, in Benton, she married William Paul Eaves who preceded her in death on Aug. 3, 2006.
One sister, Rosie Morse also preceded her in death.
Survivors include: one daughter and son-in-law, Pauline and Harold Uelsmann of Scott City; one brother, Paul McAnelly of East Prairie; two sisters, Geneva Statler of Bloomfield and Pauline Gadey of Dexter; two grandchildren, David Paul Uelsmann of Beaver, W.Va. and Michael Gene Uelsmann of Austin, Texas; and one great-grandchild, Yvette Renee Uelsmann of Scott City.
Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel where services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday. The Rev. Bill Fox, pastor of Garden Ridge General Baptist Church of Bell City, will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Garden of Memories Cemetery.