Nellie McLamb Holden Harvell, 95, of Bolivia, died Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, at the Crawford County Care Center.
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She was born Aug. 19, 1917, in Shallotte, a daughter of George and Geneva Mintz McLamb.
She married George Rutherford Holden on March 1939 and he preceded her in death in 1978. Later she married Woodrow Harvell and he preceded her in death in 1998.
Nellie assisted her husband Rutherford in the family tobacco and timber farming business.
Later in life Nellie developed her talent for landscape painting and frequently exhibited in the Southport and Shallotte areas.
She is survived by two nephews, Dr. James R. McLamb and his wife Beverly of Meadville, and Raymond McLamb and his wife Deborah of Pensacola, Fla.; and three nieces, Judith Edminster of Indianapolis, Ind., Betty Lewis and her husband Tom of Lake Wales, Fla., and Ann Thompson and her husband George of Gonzales, La.
In addition to her husbands and parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers, Collins McLamb, Manley McLamb and Fred McLamb; and a sister, Mary McLamb.
A graveside service for friends and family of Nellie will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at the Holden Family Cemetery, Stone Chimney Road in Supply, with the Rev. Monroe Cook officiating.
The family suggests memorials be made to the Crawford County Care Center, 20881 State Hwy 198, Saegertown, PA 16433 or the Wesbury Hillside Home, 535 Williamson Road, Meadville, PA 16335.
Memories and condolences may be shared at waidfuneralhome.net.
Arrangements by Robert W. Waid Funeral Home, Meadville.
Published in The Brunswick Beacon on Nov. 9, 2012