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Nola M. Gorrell

August 22, 1939 ~ December 24, 2023 (age 84) 84 Years Old

Nola Gorrell Obituary

Nola M. Gorrell, 84, of Washington, passed away on December 24, 2023. Mrs. Gorrell, daughter of the late John Bridges and Maurine nee Williams, was born on August 22, 1939, in Cadiz, KY. She received her education from Granite City High School in Illinois. On November 5, 1955, she was united in marriage to Max Wayne Gorrell Sr. in Granity City, IL.

She worked at Mercy Hospital in Washington, MO as a nurse and was much loved by co-workers and patients as well.  Nola loved to read, travel, play cards, & tell elaborate stories. She was an accomplished seamstress and loved to do crafts. She was especially fond of her cat “Rooney”, but most of all she loved time spent with her kids, grandkids and great grandkids. 

Mrs. Gorrell was preceded in death by her parents; stepfather, Harvey Lewallen; husband, Max Wayne Gorrell Sr; son, Max Wayne Gorrell Jr. and sister, Kay Bridges.

Among her survivors are her children, Susan Gorrell of Washington, Karen Ross and husband David of Riley, KS, and Daniel Gorrell and significant other Lisa Doolen of Granite City, IL ; brother, Larry Bridges and wife Marty of Granite City, IL; grandchildren, Joshua Ross and wife Stephanie, Anthony Ross, Nathan Ross and wife Tiffany, Cyndi Ross, Kenny Phipps and significant other Ashley Compton, Cody Phipps and significant other Grace Covert, Max Wesley Gorrell, and Evan Budde; great grandchildren Ethan, Charlie, Delilah, Leighla, Halen, Micaleb, Lily, Noah, Olivia, Landon and Logan, loved ones and many dear friends.

A memorial service will be held January 13th, 11:00 a.m. at St. Peter’s U.C.C. in Washington. Memorial donations can be made to the St Peter’s U.C.C.  Food Pantry.

Arrangements in care of Nieburg-Vitt, Miller Funeral Home, Washington

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Memorial Service
January 13, 2024

11:00 AM
St. Peter United Church of Christ
20 East 5th Street
Washington, Missouri 63090


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