Verla D. Geller, 76, Neosho, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Sept. 28, 2013, following a one-year illness.

Verla was born July 15, 1937, in Pueblo, Colo., and lived most of her life in the Joplin and Neosho area.

She worked as an office nurse for Dr. George in Mt. Vernon and then for Dr. Conde in Joplin for more than 30 years. She then owned and operated Verla's Resale in Neosho for 10 years.

Verla was a member of the DAR, Genealogy Friends of the Library, the American Legion Auxiliary, Newtonia Battlefield Association and loved doing genealogy. She was a member of the Newtonia Baptist Church.

Verla and Elmer 'Huck' Geller were married on Jan. 2, 1987, in Joplin and he survives.

Also surviving are three children, Bob Hudson and Ron Bradley, both of Springfield, Patti Wilson, Neosho; and four stepchildren, Robert Geller and Susie Hollabaugh both of Broken Arrow, Okla., Dawn Wood, Joplin and Tana Bolt, Neosho; 18 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, Randy Hudson; and grandson, Jamie McNally.

Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Ozark Memorial Park Cemetery, Rev. Doug Gripka will officiate.

Friends may call at the Clark Funeral Home, Neosho from noon until 7 p.m. today and the family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home.

The casket will be closed at all times. Contributions in memory of Verla may be made to the Newton County Cancer Council, c/o Clark Funeral Home, PO Box 66, Neosho, 64850.

Service arrangements are under the directions of Clark Funeral Home, Neosho.

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