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Obituary for Nelda Kay Ard
NELDA KAY ARD, 68, of Albany, IL, died Monday, March 6, 2017, at Mercy Medical Center North in Clinton, IA.Nelda was born September 30, 1948, in Clinton, IA, to Charles H. and Lucyle H. (Armstrong) Beeken. She was educated in the Albany Grade Schools and was a 1966 graduate of Fulton High School in Fulton, IL. Nelda married James D. Ard on February 14, 1969 in Clinton, IA. She was employed by Fidelity Life Insurance in Fulton and then employed by Promotion Fulfillment Corporation in Camanche, IA. She also was employed by Office Max in Clinton, IA and most recently by Dollar General in Fulton. Nelda was a member of the Albany United Methodist Church and a member of the Albany American Legion Womens Auxiliary. She also coached softball in Albany. Nelda enjoyed riding her bike and fishing.Survivors include her husband, Jim; one daughter, Tammela K. (Darren) May of Clinton, IA; one granddaughter, Lilly May; one sister, Mrs. Carole Pearson of DeBary, FL; one niece, LuEllen (Matt) Lee of Morrison, IL; one sister-in-law, Judy (Ben) Kidwell of Camdenton, MO; and one brother-in-law, Howard Letcher of Albany, IL.She was preceded in death by her parents and one sister, Janet Letcher and one nephew Jeffry Johnson.
MEMORIAL SERVICE : 3:00 - 5:00 P.M. Friday, March 10, 2017 at the Albany United Methodist Church – Albany, IL OFFICIATING : Pastor Toni Lucas – Pastor of the Albany United Methodist Church in Albany, IL CREMATION RITES HAVE BEEN ACCORDED THE FULTON CHAPEL OF THE BOSMA-RENKES FUNERAL HOME ASSISTED THE FAMILY WITH ARRANGEMENTS