Thursday, January 20, 2011

Neoma Bell Cloud, 86, of Rocky Comfort, passed away Friday, Jan. 14, 2011, in her home.

She was born May 27, 1924, in Powell, the daughter of Winferd and Ruth (Nodine) Camp. On March 27, 1942, in Stella, she was united in marriage to Cecil Cloud, who survives.

Additional survivors include: a daughter, Nancy Kaye McClelland and her husband, John, of Rocky Comfort; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Preceding her in death were her parents.

She grew up and received her education at Rocky Comfort, where she graduated from high school. She attended Joplin Junior College and continued her education at Bolivar and SMS (now MSU). For over 40 years, she taught school at various rural schools in McDonald County. She worked in the Dietary Department at Medical Lodge in Neosho for 22 years. She was a member of Stella United Methodist Church.

Memorial services were held Tuesday in Stella United Methodist Church. Rev. Derek Harmon conducted the services.

Cremation arrangements were under direction of McQueen Funeral Home, Wheaton.

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