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Nellie Felts

Tuesday, January 11, 2005

Nellie "Bea" Felts, 85, of Batesville died April 21, 2004, at Rolling Hills Nursing Center in Batesville.

Born Feb. 26, 1919, at Sidney, she was the daughter of Auther and Lou Jones Smith. She was a homemaker and a member of First Missionary Baptist Church in Cave City.

Survivors include a son, Steve Felts of Batesville; three daughters -- Wanda Martin of Judsonia, Lynda Swain of Virginia Beach, Va., and Carol Knatcal of Ash Flat; nine grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Louie Nathaniel Felts; a son, Henry Parnell Felts; a brother, L.L. Smith; two sisters -- Mary Brewer and Edith Whitener; and a great-grandson, Steven James Felts.

The funeral was April 24 at Qualls Funeral Home Chapel in Cave City with J.L. Weaver and Kendall Weaver officiating. Burial followed in Eutopia Cemetery west of Cave City.