Family Login:

Share This Obituary

Arrangements made by

McDonald Funeral Home

1002 12th Avenue
Rock Falls, IL 61071
Get Directions

Profile of McDonald Funeral Home

View Phone Number
View Fax Number

Send Flowers
 Local Florists

Nellie LaVern Colley

Nellie LaVern Colley, 92, died Friday, April 27, 2018 at Dixon Rehab and Health Care Center.

Nellie was born on February 23, 1926 in Rock Falls, the daughter of Joseph and Florence (Sanders) Popejoy. She married Hubert Colley on December 13, 1948 in Morrison. He preceded her in death on November 28, 1995. She was an avid BINGO player, a lifetime member of the Rock Falls American Legion Auxiliary and a member of the Women of the Moose.

Survivors include her daughter, Teresa (Fred) Charleston of Dixon; special friend, Randy Burtlow of Rock Falls; special nephew, Bob (Linda) Robbins; great nieces, Anna (Jeff) Hepker and Casey (Dennis) Hanabarger; three step grandchildren, Jake (Kristin) Charleston, Jenna Charleston and Jodie (Taylor Richards) Charleston and two step great grandchildren, Braedon and Huntley.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; two sisters, Evelyn Conley and Betty Robbins; one brother, Charles Popejoy and special friend, Wayne Wright.

Visitation will be Monday, April 30, 2018 from 10:00 A.M. – 12:00 Noon at the McDonald Funeral Home in Rock Falls. Funeral service will follow at 12:00 P.M. at the funeral home with Pastor Dalmus Meeks officiating. Burial will be at Coloma Township Cemetery in Rock Falls.

For online condolences, please visit: