Obituary: Nellie M. Mikels

May 1, 1925 – April 28, 2022

Nellie M. Mikels, 96, of Bedford, passed away at 5:48 p.m., on Thursday, April 28, 2022, at Stonebridge Health Campus.

Born May 1, 1925, in Lawrence Co., she was the daughter of Wesley and Edith (Cummings) Trogdon. She married Ralph Mikels, Jr. on September 15, 1943, and he preceded her in death on April 28, 1996. She was a retired bookkeeper for Mikels’ Service Center and had worked at Evangelistic Faith Mission for 18 years. She was a member of the Free Methodist Church and the Bedford Medical Center Auxiliary.

Survivors include three daughters, Jody Hill (Wendell), Georgetta Vaught (Rick), and Patti Lane (Greg), all of Bedford; two sons, Steve Mikels (Donna) and Ed Mikels (Dale Lynn), both of Bedford; eleven grandchildren; twenty great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; a sister, Martha Black, of Bloomington.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; brothers, Wayne, Wendell, and George Trogdon; sisters, Mary Trodgon and Nora Todd; a granddaughter, Jamie Vaught a grandson, Ty Vaught and a son-in-law Clayton Williams

Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 4th at the Free Methodist Church in Bedford with Rev. Darold Hill, and Rev. John Lane officiating. Burial will follow in Mundell Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 3rd, and from 9:00 a.m. until the hour of service all at the Free Methodist Church.

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