Nell Price

March 29, 1933 - May 21, 2022

Nell Price

Inola Nell Price, age 89, of Mt. Vernon, Missouri, passed away at 1:18 a.m. on Saturday, May 21, 2022, at the Lawrence County Manor in Mt. Vernon. She was born March 29, 1933, in Long Lane, Missouri, the daughter of Ray Warren and Tremella Mellie (Phillips) Burd.

Nell was a 1951 graduate of Buffalo High School in Buffalo, Missouri. She worked at Uncle Sam’s Drive Inn, in Mt. Vernon, for Walter and Linda Vandergrift. She worked for 29 years in the housekeeping and laundry departments at the Lawrence County Manor in Mt. Vernon.

On August 7, 1953, she married Ned Price, in Versailles, Missouri. He preceded her in death on July 13, 2003.

Nell is survived by her two daughters, Janell Bradley and her fiancé, Greg, of Grove, Oklahoma and Karey Ellison and her husband, Robert, of DeFuniak Springs, Florida; one son, Ed Price and his wife, Debby, of Holt, Florida; 11 grandchildren, Jason (Alyson) Krempges, Jeremy (Brandi) Krempges, Julie Krempges Rogers, Amber (James) Schnake, Misty (Cortney) Dodds, Heather (Scott) Forrest, Corey (Chelsea) Ellison, Cait (Eddie) Adkins, Nikki (Phillip) Sanders, Desiree Price and Brent Price; 31 great-grandchildren; 12 great-great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Nell was preceded in death by her parents, Ray and Tremella; husband, Ned; daughter, Janette Forester; son, Ned “Tarzan” Price and his wife, Sheri; great-granddaughter, Kaylie Real; two sisters, Izola Henson and her husband, Gail, and Enola Burd; three brothers, Cecil Burd and his wife, Hildreth, Loyal Burd and Ray Jr. Burd and his wife, Elizabeth.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, June 13, 2022, at the Living Waters Church in Mt. Vernon. Burial will follow at the Mt. Vernon City Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon.