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Nellie Ward Cooper McGehee

February 17, 1928 — April 2, 2022

Nellie Cooper McGehee, 94 of Double Springs, entered into rest on Saturday, April 2, 2022 at Lakeland Community Hospital in Haleyville.

Nellie was born on February 17, 1928 in Addison to Kohen and Erine Bell McDonald. She loved her family and friends. She loved to read and watch westerns. On pretty days when she was able, she loved to sit on the porch and watch the birds and squirrels eat and play.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, April 5, 2022 from 11am to 12 noon at Nichols Funeral Home in Double Springs, where services will be at 12 noon. Vance Hutton and Brother Bill Frank Wilson will officiate. Burial will be in Kelly Mill Cemetery.

Survivors include daughters: Dianne Dutton and Patricia (Steve) Turner; daughter-in-law, Jayne Ward (Jack Bolinger); grandchildren: Anthony (Wanda) Dutton, Rhonda (Robert) Morrow, Allen (Carla) Ward, Tim (Vicki) Cockrell, Vanessa (Dustin) Rice. A  host of step-children, step grandchildren, great grandchildren step great grandchildren, and great great grandchildren, and a host of nieces and nephews. Honorary sons: Billy Sutherland and Ronnie Cockrell; and honorary sister: Ann Hood.

Preceded in death by parents: Kohen and Erine McDonald; husbands, Simon Ward, Ottis Cooper and Dorcie McGehee; son, Danny Ward; son-in-law, Frank Dutton; sister: Inez Knight Inis Johnson, and Judy Tornibene; brothers: Blake McDonald, Walker McDonald and Melvin McDonald.

 


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Visitation

Tuesday, April 5, 2022

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

Nichols Funeral Home- Double Springs Location

, Double Springs, AL 35553

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, April 5, 2022

Starts at 12:00 pm (Central time)

Nichols Funeral Home- Double Springs Location

, Double Springs, AL 35553

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