Nellie Louise (Funk) James

Born: Fri., Aug. 19, 1932
Died: Mon., Jan. 7, 2019

Funeral Service

1:00 PM Fri., Jan. 11, 2019
Location: Moreland United Methodist Church

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Nellie Louise James, 86 of Wooster died Monday January 7,

2019 at Life Care Hospice of Wooster.  She was born August 19,

1932 in Ashland Co. the daughter of Glenn W. and Lucinda E.

Hagerman Funk. She was a hostess/cashier for

Howard Johnson’s Restaurant.

Nellie attended the Moreland Methodist Church and was a

member of the helping hands sewing club of Moreland.  She was raised by her mother’s

sister and husband, Bessie and Clarence Bower from the age of 16 months and they were

wonderful foster parents.

She is survived by her husband, Glenn James, to whom she was married, July 15, 1950, her son,

Donald G. (Roberta) James of Wooster, two granddaughters, Stacy (Chad) Clippinger and Lindsay

McLaughlin, 1 great granddaughter, Parker Clippinger, and three great grandsons, Brandt Clippinger,

Jaxon Clippinger and Kaleb McLaughlin.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her foster parents, a great grandson, Peyton Clippinger, 8

brothers, Miles, Clarence, Lewis, Roy, Kenneth, Wilbur, Harold, and John Funk, and two sisters,

Virginia Billheimer and Mary Chapman.

Services will be 1:00 PM Friday January 11, 2019 at Moreland United Methodist Church 138

Moreland Road Wooster, OH 44691 with Pastor Tom Fish officiating. Burial will be in Moreland


Memorial contributions may be made to Moreland United Methodist Church 138 Moreland Road

Wooster, OH 44691.

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Luana Ashton Funk
   Posted Wed January 09, 2019
With deepest sympathy.

   Posted Wed January 09, 2019
I had the pleasure of working with Nellie in the 70's at Hojo's (Planks Restaurant).She was a lovely person.So kind & helpful.We had a lot of fun & laughs.My deepest sympathy to her family & friends.I know she will be missed.Peace to your hearts.

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