JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES
Martha Ellen "Nellie" Neibel, Denham

Nellie Denham died February 15, 1951, at Jefferson Memorial Hospital, 
in Mt. Vernon. 
  
Funeral will be February 17,at Sugar Camp Baptist Church with interment 
in Sugar Camp Cemetery. Sanders and Grigg Funeral Directors, Dahlgren, 
are in charge of arrangements. 
  
Nellie was born June 12, 1899 in Sturgis, Union Co. KY, to Fred Ulysus and 
Lucy Jane (Hunter) Neibel. June 19, 1920, In Benton, she married Fred Denham.
  
She is survived by her husband, Fred, her parents, and four sons, 
Harry Fred Denham, Harvey Levi Denham, Vernon Udel Denham, and Herbert U. Denham. 
Three daughters, Daisy Ellen (Matthew) Kehrer, Laura Mae (Arthur) Schlag, and 
Roberta (Norman) Jones. Four brothers, Roy Levi, Harvey L.,Harry U., and 
half-brother, Andrew Jackson Neibel. Three sisters, Nancy Cathern Frailey, 
Laura Alpha Wilson and Wila Marie Roberts.
   
She was preceeded by son, Roscoe Eugene Denham on December 5, 1946, and brother, 
Freddie Elmo Neibel, sisters, Hattie Elizabeth and Bessie Jane Neibel. 
Hattie and Bessie were victims of the tornado of March 18, 1925.

  

Source: Family Records & Death Cetificate, 
Obituary was not published
Date: February 1951
Submitted by: Barbara Knight Denham
Relationship: Daughter-in-Law

 

 

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