Nelda Yeomans(1943 - 2013)

Nelda Yeomans, 69 of Chipley, passed away Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at her residence following an extended illness. Ms. Nelda was born in Graceville on Sept. 16, 1943 to the late Arthur and Edna Ward Collins. Beloved mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend, she was a member of Chipley Church of God of Prophecy.
Preceded in death by her parents; two grandchildren, Sara Yeomans and Johnnie Phillips; two brothers, Jerry B. Collins, and Mike Collins and brother-in-law, Harold Glover.
Survived by her fiancée, James Baker, Chipley; five children, Mitch Yeomans (Cathy), Marianna, Rick Yeomans (Sandy), Hopkinsville, Ky., Teresa Simpson, Chipley, Keith Yeomans (Heather), Wausau, and Tabatha Phillips (Justin), Elmore, Ala.; two brothers, Walter Collins (Betty), Fadette, Ala., and Morris Collins (Joyce), Lilburn, Ga.; four sisters, Marilyn Balch (Leroy), Panama City, Edwina Glover, New Hope, Ga., Teresa Ann Miles (John), Graceville, and Kay Dean Berry (Bobby), Dallas, Texas; 15 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren.
Funeral service were held at 11 a.m., Saturday, May 4, 2013 at the Chipley Church of God of Prophecy with Bro. Ernie Dupree officiating. Burial followed in Marvin Chapel Cemetery in Graceville with James & Lipford Funeral Home in Graceville directing. Family received friends at the church Saturday from 10 a.m. until time of service.

Funeral Home

James & Lipford Funeral Home
5390 Cotton Street  Graceville, FL 32440
(850) 263-3238
Published in Washington County News and Holmes County Times-Advertiser on May 8, 2013