Nellie Lorene Merriman McFall, 89, of Jonesboro died Thursday, Feb. 20, 2003, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was the widow of Ernest McFall and was a former long-time Manila resident. Born at Corinth, Miss., she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Lyvin Brown Morgan. She was a retired nurse's aide for Manila Nursing Home and was a member of the Pentecostal Church.
Survivors include two daughters, Bonnie Jean Nimmo of Blytheville and Wilda Kaye McFall of Jonesboro; two sisters, Helen Beal of Mississippi and Evelyn Rodgers of Michigan; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.
The funeral was held at 2 p.m. Monday at Howard Funeral Service Chapel in Manila with Rev. Earl Gipson officiating. Burial was in the Manila Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Robert McFall, Ricky McFall, Tommy Morgan, Eddie Morgan, Buford Pate and Billy Adams.