Nellie G. Adams, 71, entered into rest on Dec. 9, 2012, at Mercy Hospital, Joplin, following a sudden illness.
She was born Feb. 23, 1941, in DeQueen, Ark., to Louis Ovell and Violet (Nichols) Wilson and raised in Shafter, Calif.
She moved to Neosho in 1992 from Montclair, Calif., and loved to spend time with her family.
Nellie married Carl Roland Adams on Dec. 23, 1960, in Las Vegas, Nev., and he preceded her in death on Dec. 31, 2006.
She was also preceded in death by her daughter, Laurie Pooler.
She is survived by her children, Sandy Jackson and husband, Cary, Neosho, Leona Yaple, Joplin, Carl Adams and wife, Lisa, Granby, Kathey Lobitz and husband, Perry, Neosho; brothers, Elmer Wilson, Boliver, Mo., Charlie Wilson, Redding, Calif.; 18 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held from 1 p.m. Friday, at Clark Funeral Home, Granby Chapel, Granby. Interment will be in Granby Memorial Cemetery. Rev. Ralph Walker officiating.
Visitation will be held from 6-7 p.m. on Thursday, at Clark Funeral Home, Granby Chapel, Granby.
Services are under the direction of Clark Funeral Home, Granby.
Online condolences may be posted at www.clarkfuneralhomes.com.