The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

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March 27, 2013

Nellie F. Legg

GALENA, Kan. — Nellie Faye Hopkins Legg, age 74, passed away Monday, March 25, 2013, at Galena Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Nellie was born on Sept. 9, 1938, to the union of John and Minnie (Pilkenton) Hopkins in Galena. She worked as a housekeeper for St. John's Hospital, Joplin, Mo., for many years and retired in 1993.

Loved ones that went on before her include her parents and one brother, Charles Hopkins.

She is survived by three sons, Doug Legg, of Galena, Terry Legg, of Lufkin, Texas, and John Legg, of Galena; one daughter, Lee Ann Ham and husband, David, of Lufkin; two brothers, Jimmy Hopkins and wife, Dorthea, of Riverton, Kan., and Roy Hopkins  and wife, Reva, of Lowell, Kan.; one sister, Dorothy "Dot" Gandy, of Galena; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Ms. Legg was entrusted to Derfelt Funeral Home, of Galena, for cremation. A memorial service will be held on Thursday, March 28, at 2 p.m.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.derfeltfuneralhomes.com

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