Nellie Leannah Ambers

Nellie Leannah Ambers age 89 of Collinsville born November 12, 1922 in Noble, IL passed away 5:15AM Tuesday March 20, 2012 at Relais Bonne Eau Hospice Home in Edwardsville, IL.

She was a retired school teacher having taught at Collinsville High School for over 19 years. She was a member of the Caseyville United Methodist Church, Laurel Circle, and the Illinois Retired Teachers Assn.

She was preceded in death by her husband Charles Thomas Ambers, her parents James E. Diel and Grace E. nee Newlin Diel, four brothers and one sister.

She is survived by a daughter Anita Napier of Collinsville, a son Phil (Melane) Ambers of Collierville, TN, two grandchildren Jessica and Nathan Ambers of Collierville, TN, five sisters Esther Wells of Olney, IL, Sylvia (Eugene) Moore of Newton, IL, Gladys Fitzpatrick of Dousman, WI, Audra Shan of Olney, IL, Marilyn (Verne) Bear of Paris, IL, a sister-in-law Joann Diel of Caseyville, IL, numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces, and great nephews.

Visitation will be Tuesday, March 27, 2012 from 9am until 11am at Caseyville United Methodist Church.

Funeral services will be Tuesday, March 27, 2012 at 11 am at the church with Rev. Dave Kueker officiating.  Burial will be in Lake View Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Fairview Heights, IL.

Memorial donations may be made to the Caseyville United Methodist Church 119 West Lincoln Caseyville, IL  62232, or Relais Bonne Eau Hospice Home 7325 Marine Road Edwardsville, IL  62025.

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