Nedra J. "Neddy" Nokes

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Nedra Jane Harper Nokes, known as Neddy to her friends and family, was a beloved mother, wife, and friend. She passed shortly after 12 noon on Monday, March 27th at Conroe Regional Hospital. Neddy was born on August 4th, 1936, to Harry and Helen Harper of Youngstown, Ohio. She graduated from Bay Village High School, and attended both Marietta College and Ohio State University where she was affiliated with Alpha Xi Delta Sorority. She married Robert Harry Nokes in June of 1957, and raised three children, Beverly, Dianna, and Andrew, who with their families all live in Texas. Texaco took the Nokes clan from Indianapolis and St. Louis to Peoria, Illinois, New York and Connecticut, and finally Texas. She obtained a degree in Occupational Therapy from Illinois Central College while in Peoria. She leaves behind her three children, son-in-law Rob, two grand children, Reid and Abigail, and her fiance, Lewis O. Smith of Toledo, Ohio.

Neddy was active with First United Methodist Church of Conroe and in the Bentwater North Shore Republican Women, as well as the state and national Republican groups. She was a member of the Lake Conroe Area Newcomers and the Welcoming Neighbor Club of Montgomery County, as well as serving eight years on the Twin Shores POA Board. Most recently, she proudly became a DAR with the Margaret Montgomery chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Montgomery County, Texas.

She was as happy gardening as she was baking up a storm in the kitchen. She was so loved and will be so missed. In the spirit of Neddy's lifelong commitment to philanthropy, the family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations are made to the .

Published on from Mar. 28 to Apr. 10, 2017