COLONA, Ill. -- Nellie A. Wampler, 87, formerly of Bloomfield, Mo., died Oct. 30, 2008, at Silvis.
Born Feb. 10. 1921, at Puxico, Mo., to the late Walter and Armitte Wren Shurm, she had lived in Colona for the past several years.
In August 1939, she married George Pruett who preceded her in death on April 5, 1951. On March 24, 1958, she married Clinton Wampler and he preceded her in death on Oct. 10, 1978.
Survivors include: three sons, Roy Gene Pruett of Colona, Sammy Wampler of Mansfield, Mo., and Ricky Wampler of Andover.; three daughters, Brenda Hadwin of Savanna, Ga., Marilyn Kinney of Moline and Ruth Russell of Springfield, Mo.; and 26 grandchildren, 50 great-grandchildren and 25 great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation is scheduled from 5-8 p.m. today at the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield where services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday.
Burial will follow in the Hollis Cemetery near Bloomfield.