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Nell Stuart Bloxton

Thursday, August 10, 2006

Born 2-2-1916 -- Died 7-28-2006

Nell Stuart Bloxton, 90, of Cherokee Village died July 28, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville.

She was born Feb. 2, 1916, at Williamsburg, Va., the daughter of the late William Moncure Ashby and Adelaide Lee (Everett) Bloxton.

She traveled extensively as a supervisory librarian for the United States Government.

Bloxton was listed in the Who's Who of American Women in the early 1960s.

She lived in Cherokee Village for over 30 years.

She was a volunteer at Eastern Ozarks Hospital, active in the Ladies Golf Association and an avid tennis player.

She was a member of Spring River Presbyterian Church in Hardy.

Survivors include one sister, Betty Bloxton Orrick of Oak Ridge, Tenn; two nephews, Herbert Paul Orrick of Morristown, N.J., and Nicholas Cromwell Orrick of Maryland; and one niece, Katherine Stuart Orrick of Oak Ridge, Tenn.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her niece, Betty Orrick Sapp.

Memorial services for Nell Bloxton were held Aug. 14 at the Spring River Presbyterian Church in Hardy with Rev. Stanley Jagow officiating.

Arrangements were under the direction of the Qualls Funeral Home of Cave City.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Spring River Presbyterian Church in Hardy.