Nellie Ann Hall, 83, Nevada, MO passed away on Wednesday, December 15, 2021, at Nevada Regional Medical Center following a brief illness. Nellie was born October 11, 1938, in Galveston, TX to John E. and Daisy I. (Felton) Swait. She married Raymond “Pete” Hall on May 1, 1958, in Nevada, MO and he preceded her in death on January 28, 2020.
Nellie grew up in Nevada and graduated from Nevada High School Class of 1957. Although primarily a homemaker, Nellie worked for a time at the Kellwood Tent Factory and Nelly Don in Nevada and also worked several years at Murphy Farms. Nellie had a love for reading, sewing, and genealogy. She was member of the Tri County Genealogy Society and the Church of God Holiness in Deerfield. Nellie had a love of family and especially enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.
Survivors include two daughters, Judy Hall of the home, and Cheryl Marsh (Charles), Ft. Scott, KS; two grandchildren, John Marsh, Pittsburg, KS, and Anna Marsh, Ft. Scott, KS; two brothers, Ernie Swait (Shirley), Independence, MO, and Jack Swait, Nevada, MO and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband Pete, Nellie was preceded in death by her parents.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, December 20, 2021 at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada. The family will receive friends from 10-11:00 a.m. prior to the service. Interment will be in the National Cemetery in Ft. Scott, KS at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to a charity of the donor’s choice c/o Ferry Funeral Home.
Graveside committal services for Nellie Hall and Raymond “Pete” Hall will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at the National Cemetery in Ft. Scott, KS.