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Nellie F. (Brannum) Roe

May 9, 1937 — September 24, 2019

Nellie F. Roe, 82 of Goldsmith died at 11:20 p.m. on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at I.U. Health Tipton Hospital. She was born on May 9, 1937 in Byrdstown, Tennessee to Johnathon Aubrey & Dorothy Jane (Flowers) Brannum.

Nellie worked at Delco Electronics in Kokomo. She enjoyed fishing, hunting mushrooms, hunting and trapping. Nellie was an avid gardener and grew many beautiful flowers. She was very handy around the house and dabbled in carpentry. Nellie was also certified small engine repair. She would drop everything to go help her children and family when they needed it.

She is survived by her five children, Glen Allen Liston and wife Connie, Pall Mall, Tennessee, Michael Dale Roe, Tipton, Daniel Vaughn Roe and wife Tina, Goldsmith, Ruth Ann (Young) Glassburn and husband Rick, Tipton, Tanya Lynn (Roe) Jackson and husband Travis, Goldsmith; two sisters, Essie Kay Writtenhouse and Virginia May Mahaney.

Nellie is also survived by 17 grandchildren, Misty Griffin and husband Chad, Jennifer Liston Potter and husband Barry, Wade Liston, Sarah Liston, Jeremy Allen Ramsey, Nikki Roe Hicks, Daniel Roe, Alex Roe, John Roe, Skyler Bennet, Eric Glassburn, Wesley Glassburn, Lauren Glassburn, Lindsey Glassburn, Jason Glassburn, Amber Hassler, and Kyriah Jackson and 24 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Dorothy Kay Roe; five brothers, Willie D. Brannum, Johnathon David Brannum, Wendell Roosevelt Brannum, Gilbert Brannum and Climer Francis Brannum; two grandchildren, Keith Allen Liston and Audra Liston.

Funeral services will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 29 at Young-Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Logan Westrick presiding. Visitation will be on Sunday also, from 4:00 p.m. until time of the service.

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