Nellie Vanderhall, 87, passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 14, 2013 at Indian River Center in Melbourne, FL. She was born in Augusta, GA, and moved to Brevard County in 1956.
Nellie retired from the Brevard County School System, Golfview Elementary School, Rockledge, FL, where she was employed as a custodian. One of her greatest joys was interacting with the children who affectionately called her Miss Nellie.
Nellie was a faithful member of Fiske Blvd. Church of Christ. She enjoyed participating in the outreach ministry program which took services to local nursing homes on Sunday afternoon.
Nellie was preceded in death by her husband, Raleigh Vanderhall; and son, Henry Hickson.
She is survived by four children, Robert (Freddie) Hickson, Ann (Edward) Bouey, George Vanderhall, and Nellie (Karl) Brightman. Also left to cherish her memories are 18 grandchildren, 45 great-grands, and 25 great-great-grands.
Calling hours are February 22, 2013 from 5-7 PM at Fiske Blvd. Church of Christ, 805 Fiske Blvd, Rockledge, FL.
A celebration of life will be February 23, 2013 at 1 PM, at Fiske Blvd. Church of Christ.
Stone Funeral Home, Cocoa FL, is in charge of arrangements.