- Nellie L. Dye, 96

Nellie L. Dye, 96

Memorial services for Nellie Louise Dye of Seymouwere held Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022, in the Seymour United Methodist Church.

Mrs. Dye, 96, died Thursday, Sept. 8, 2022.

She was born March 9, 1926, in Kansas City to Rosetta Rowlison. Later, Rosetta married into a family, and Nellie became the fifth among six children.

After moving to Hollister, she attended grade school and high school. She later attended Southwest Missouri State University in Springfield for one year.

At age 13, she made her profession of faith and spent the rest of her life praising and serving the Lord. She joined the Seymour Methodist Church in 1967, where she was active in the choir and the women’s group, as well as teaching Sunday school from time to time.

On June 29, 1947, she married Burless Leo Dye.

They remained married until his death 73 years later.

She always tried to be a good housekeeper, wife and mother.

Together they had two children, Charles Randy and Andrew Paul.

Nellie and Burless, and their two kids, moved to Seymour in 1967. Both Nellie and Burless were active in the community.

Survivors include her son, Charles Randy and his wife, Celeste, of Rogersville; her daughter-in-law, Carla Greer of Spring Hill, Tenn.; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild and two stepgreat-grandchildren.

The Dye family would like to thank the good people at Seymour’s Glenwood Healthcare for their care, comfort, love and support.

Online condolences may be left at www.craighurttfuneralhome.com.

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