Obituaries

Obituaries

Melvin L. Nellis 1926 - 2006 Arkansas City

Inurnment services for Melvin L. Nellis, 79, Arkansas City, will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Parker Cemetery near Arkansas City. He was cremated.Mr. Nellis died Friday, Jan. 20, 2006, at his home.He was born March 24, 1926, in Cambridge, the son of Theodore and Sylvia Glass Nellis. He attended school in Dexter and at Oklahoma State Technical College.Mr. Nellis served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He was a plumber/boilermaker for Billings Plumbing for 50 years.He married Betty Howard on Sept. 27, 1947, in Dexter. She survives, of the home.Other survivors include two sons, Lee, Williston, Vt., and Alan, Fulton, Mo.; a brother, Ed, Linwood; a sister, Doris Davidson, Topeka; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.The family suggests memorials to Quivera Council Boy Scouts of America, sent in care of Rindt-Erdman Funeral Home, 100 E. Kansas Ave., Arkansas City 67005.Online condolences may be sent at www.rindt-erdman.com.