OBITUARY

Barbara Sue Nellis

November 25, 1949June 20, 2018
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Barbara Sue Nellis, 68, passed away Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at her home. She was born in Evansville on November 25, 1949. She graduated from North High School in 1967. Barbara’s passions were gardening, crocheting, cooking and canning. She would cook the family Sunday dinners, and her door was always open to all. Her gardens and flower beds were always beautiful. Barbara was preceded in death by her son, Christopher Michael Nellis; mother, Wanda Jones, and father, Allen Gourley. She is survived by her husband of 49 years, Michael Nellis; son, James Nellis (Amanda); grandchildren, Amanda, Kendra, Jackson, Brooke and Lindy; brothers, Terry Gourley, Michael Gourley (Jeanne), Daryl Gourley (Paula) and Bobby Gourley (Susie); sisters, Debra DeMunbrun (Bob), Nita Hayden (Curt), Edith Whitehouse, and her baby dog, Sophie. A Funeral Service will be 11:00AM, Monday, June 25, 2018 at Alexander North Chapel, 4200 Stringtown Road, with burial in Sunset Memorial Park. Friends may visit 1:00-6:00PM, Sunday June 24, 2018 and Monday from 10:00AM to service time at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Vanderburgh Humane Society, American Diabetes Association or Multiple System Atrophy Coalition. Condolences may be made online at www.AlexanderNorthChapel.com.

  • FAMILY

  • Michael Nellis, Husband
  • James Nellis (Amanda), Son
  • Amanda Nellis, Grandchild
  • Kendra Nellis, Grandchild
  • Jackson Nellis, Grandchild
  • Brooke Nellis, Grandchild
  • Lindy Nellis, Grandchild
  • Terry Gourley, Brother
  • Michael Gourley (Jeanne), Brother
  • Daryl Gourley (Paula), Brother
  • Bobby Gourley (Susie), Brother
  • Debra DeMunbrun (Bob), Sister
  • Nita Hayden (Curt), Sister
  • Edith Whitehouse, Sister

Services

  • Visitation Sunday, June 24, 2018
  • Visitation Monday, June 25, 2018
  • Funeral Service Monday, June 25, 2018
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Barb Gerteisen

June 23, 2018

My deepest sympathy to Mike and all Sue’s siblings. She was a wonderful person. I could always rely on her for any cooking tips, and looked forward to her annual home made divinity and lime pickles. She so loved her family! A hard working and devoted woman! You are all in my thoughts and prayers.
Rest In Peace to my former sister-in law, Barbara Sue. You now have your wings!
Barb Nieten Gerteisen

Nita Hayden

June 22, 2018

Mike, my sister was the love of your life. Thank you for all the love and care you gave Susie over her lifetime. The two of you were a beautiful couple. She is resting in God’s arms and no longer in pain. Thank you for taking such good care of her in her final days. She loved you so much.

Amanda Nellis

June 21, 2018

One of my favorite memories of my Mamaw is when she had Donut Bank make me dolphin sugar cookies (their sugar cookies were my favorite and so were dolphins) because my first boyfriend and I had broken up.
She knew exactly what would cheer me up. I loved it.

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Biography

Barbara Sue Nellis, 68, passed away Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at her home. She was born in Evansville on November 25, 1949.
She graduated from North High School in 1967. Barbara’s passions were gardening, crocheting, cooking and canning. She would cook the family Sunday dinners, and her door was always open to all. Her gardens and flower beds were always beautiful.
Barbara was preceded in death by her son, Christopher Michael Nellis; mother, Wanda Jones, and father, Allen Gourley.
She is survived by her husband of 49 years, Michael Nellis; son, James Nellis (Amanda); grandchildren, Amanda, Kendra, Jackson, Brooke and Lindy; brothers, Terry Gourley, Michael Gourley (Jeanne), Daryl Gourley (Paula) and Bobby Gourley (Susie); sisters, Debra DeMunbrun (Bob), Nita Hayden (Curt), Edith Whitehouse, and her baby dog, Sophie.
A Funeral Service will be 11:00AM, Monday, June 25, 2018 at Alexander North Chapel, 4200 Stringtown Road, with burial in Sunset Memorial Park. Friends may visit 1:00-6:00PM, Sunday June 24, 2018 and Monday from 10:00AM to service time at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Vanderburgh Humane Society, American Diabetes Association or Multiple System Atrophy Coalition. Condolences may be made online at www.AlexanderNorthChapel.com.