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Nellie Pray

Nellie Pray (West)

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Nellie Ruth West Pray, died on June 17, 2020, in Statesboro, GA. She was born June 13, 1930, in Waycross, GA, to Mr. Arthur West and Mrs. Mary Etta Tootle, in Waycross, GA.

She was a faithful member of Bennett Union Baptist Church for over 40 years. She was a nurse for 30 years at Candler General Hospital. In her spare time, she loved to cook (she was known for making her famous biscuits for everyone), do ceramics and crochet. She was one of Savannah Georgia's WTOC hometown heroes, Beach-Cuyler historical review community leader and Gadsden Elementary School volunteer. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lee Curtis Pray and both parents.

Survivors includes: two daughters, Phyllis A. Fulcher (Anita) and Una F. Lundy; six grandchildren, Alicia S. White, Tamiko L. Pray, Ralpheal T. Myers, Andre' D. Lightfoot, Sandi T. Myers and Lamar Lundy; six great grands, a host of nieces, nephews and cousins by the dozens. Nellie was known for helping people whenever she could. She will be missed by so many people.

A viewing will be held on Friday, June 26, 2020, from 3 p.m. until 5 p.m., at Royal Funeral Home Chapel, 247 W. Pine Street, Jesup, GA 31545

A graveside service will be held on Saturday, June 27, 2020 at 11 a.m. at Eastside Cemetery, 1502 Northside Drive East, Statesboro, GA 30458. THERE WILL NOT BE A REPAST FOLLOWING SERVICE.

Those planning to attend the viewing/services are asked to wear your proper PPE for everyone's protection and safety; due to the COVID-19 virus, masks are required, along with the 6 ft. social distancing regulations set by your local health dept. and the CDC. Thank you for your cooperation in this matter.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, June 26th, 2020 | 3:00pm - 5:00pm
    When
    Friday, June 26th, 2020 3:00pm - 5:00pm
    Location
    Royal Funeral Home Chapel
    Address
    247 West Pine Street
    Jesup, Georgia 31598
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    Notes
    Those planning to attend the viewing are asked to wear your proper PPE for everyone's protection and safety; due to the COVID-19 virus, masks are required, along with the 6 ft. social distancing regulations set by your local health dept. and the CDC. Thank you for your cooperation in this matter.
  • A Celebration of Life for Mrs. Nellie Ruth West Pray

    Saturday, June 27th, 2020 | 11:00am
    When
    Saturday, June 27th, 2020 11:00am
    Location
    Eastside Cemetery
    Address
    1502 Northside Drive East
    Statesboro, GA 30458
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Notes
    Those planning to attend the services are asked to wear your proper PPE for everyone's protection and safety; due to the COVID-19 virus, masks are required, along with the 6 ft. social distancing regulations set by your local health dept. and the CDC. Thank you for your cooperation in this matter. THERE WILL NOT BE A REPAST FOLLOWING SERVICE.

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Shirlynn Ellison

Posted at 10:33pm
Sending our love for your loss. We are here for you Ms. Faye love Dietary
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Sonya B Lane

Posted at 09:43am
Faye you are a great daughter and caretaker for your mom..My deepest sympathy to you and your family
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The Starnes, Starnes, McAdams, Patlel, and Nash Fa

Posted at 12:31pm
Praying for God's peace and comfort. Although we didn't have the pleasure of knowing Ms. Nellie, we are thankful for her legacy that lives on in you.
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