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Vernell "Nellie" Moon

Wednesday, November 1, 2006

Vernell "Nellie" Moon
Vernell "Nellie" Moon, 74, of Sedalia, died Monday, Oct. 30, 2006, at Sylvia G. Thompson Residence Center in Sedalia.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2, 2006, at Heckart/Gillespie Funeral Home in Sedalia. Pallbearers will be Tom Blumhorst, Glen Eidson, Glenn Powell, Tim Ehlers, Gary Blumhorst and Chris Blumhorst. Burial will be in Salem United Church of Christ Cemetery near Arrow Rock. Visitation will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Condolences may also be sent online at www.heckart-gillespie.com. The family suggests memorial contributions to Bethel United Methodist Church in care of the funeral home.

She was born July 17, 1932, in Saline County, a daughter of Chris and Albertha Klasing Blumhorst. On Nov. 12, 1973, in Kansas City, she was married to Robert W. Moon; he survives of the home. She was a member of Bethel United Methodist Church, where she was involved with United Methodist Women. She was also a member of State Fair Saddle Club. She had worked at Wal-Mart as a cashier, and for Tullis-Hall Dairy as a secretary. She also helped her husband on the farm.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by a stepson, Donnie Moon of Sedalia; three stepdaughters, Debbie Shaw of Sedalia, Linda Broaddus of Sedalia and Tammy Amos of Sedalia; four grandsons; two brothers, Robert Blumhorst of Slater and Kenneth Blumhorst of Nelson; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Wilbert Blumhorst.