Life Story for Nellie Marie Carmes (Shaw)
Nellie Marie (Shaw) Carnes, 88, passed peacefully on January 1, 2018 at the James River Care Center in Springfield, Missouri. She was born August 22, 1929 in Douglas County, Missouri to William McKinley (Mac) Shaw and Bessie Lorene (Kile) Shaw.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her brother Chester L. Shaw, her husband of 57 years, Dick M. Carnes, and an infant son. She is survived by her daughter, Kimberly M. Carnes, of Springfield, Missouri, her sister, Doris Riggs, of Morrilton, Arkansas, and several nieces and nephews.
Nellie was a member of the Friendship Baptist Church, Mountain Grove, Missouri for over 50 years. She enjoyed gardening, sewing, reading, cooking and baking.
Per her request, there will be no services. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Watching Over Whiskers, at CFO for WOW 425 East Trafficway. Springfield, Mo 65806. Online condolences may be made at www.klingnerfuneralhome.com.