Neva Stuart, 76, of Aurora, passed away at her home on Saturday, July 1, 2017. She was born on March 24, 1941, daughter of John and Verga (Cunningham) Nelson, in Springfield. On Dec. 19, 1986, she was united in marriage to John Stuart in St. Joseph.
Survivors include: her husband, John Stuart, of Aurora; four sons, Johnny Barr, of Clarinda, Iowa, Jim Barr, of Elizabeth City, N.C., John Stuart and Shawn Copre, both of Corning, Iowa; Betty Adams, of Creston, Iowa, Patty Westover, of Clarinda, Iowa, and Jeannie Taylor, of Grant, Iowa; 11 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; two brothers, John Nelson and Joe Nelson; and four sisters, Geneva Harris, Fern Rouch, Rosetta May, and Vergie Eames.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by four brothers and two sisters.
Cremation arrangements were under the direction of the White Funeral Home and Crematory, Cassville.