Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Obituary -- Alelia Bernice Fletchall 1918-2016

Alelia Bernice Fletchall was born December 20, 1918 in Allendale, Missouri to George and Velma Adams. She departed this life peacefully among her family on June 15, 2016 at the age of 97.

Bernice married Lowell Gay in 1936 and they had two sons, Darwin and George. They later divorced in 1939. She married Nelson Fletchall in 1946. He passed away in 2002.

Bernice is survived by her son George, and daughters-in-law Willamean Gay of Harrisburg, Oregon, Julia Gay of Grant City, Missouri, two stepsons: Virgil Fletchall and spouse of St. Joseph, Missouri, Frank Fletchall and spouse of Savannah, Missouri, two step-daughters: Shirley Henry of St. Joseph, Missouri, Linda Tracy and spouse of Kansas City, Missouri, a sister Pearlie Younkin of Eugene, Oregon; many grandchildren, great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Bernice was preceded in death by her husband Nelson Fletchall of Grant City, a son Darwin of Grant City, two sisters, a brother, two grandchildren, and one great grandchild.

Bernice was an accomplished cook. She was a waitress and a restaurant owner in Grant City, and loved cooking for everyone who came to visit. She had many friends everywhere she went in Missouri and Oregon. She will be greatly missed by everyone.

Graveside Memorial Services and Interment will be Saturday, August 27, 2016 at 11:00 A.M. at the Grant City Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Prugh-Dunfee Funeral Home of Grant City, Missouri.

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