Funeral services for Barbara Lee Nevils, 80, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, August 19, 2017 at First Baptist Church, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Mrs. Nevils passed away at 11:50 a.m., Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at her home.
She was born February 14, 1937, in Dallas County, Missouri, to Jerome Adams and Iva Watkins Adams. On March 31, 1956, she was married in Dallas County, Missouri, to Lawrence Nevils. Mrs. Nevils was a homemaker and began working as a secretary when her children started school. She enjoyed quilting and loved that she had made a quilt for each of her children. She was a good gardener and a wonderful cook. Mrs. Nevils was a member of First Baptist Church of West Plains, where she was an active member of WMU.
She is survived by her husband, Lawrence Nevils, of the family home; four children, Twylia Gibson and husband, Ernie, of Tennessee, Ruth Nevils, M.D., of Alaska, Mary Dudley and husband, Paul, of Missouri and John Nevils and wife, Tammy, of North Carolina; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Her parents, one son, Neil Nevils and one brother, Joe, preceded her in death.
Visitation will be held from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Friday, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Howell Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church for Missions and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.