Nellie Ruth Compton Donley, age 89 of Pulaski passed away Monday, December 16, 2019 at the Pulaski Health and Rehab Center. Born September 27, 1930 in Ameagle, West Virginia she was the daughter of the late Paul Harrison Compton & Virginia May Cobbler Compton. Her husband, Billy Jones Donley, Sr., daughters, Helen Jean Ashby, Vickie Diane Hammill, Lucy M. Brady, grandsons, Nathan James Hammill, Christopher Michael Vaughn, sisters, Shelby Jean Compton, Betty C. Horsley, brothers, Paul Jack Compton, David Joe Compton and son-in-law, Joseph “Joe” Hammill also preceded her in death.
Nellie was a member of the Gethsemane Baptist Church, Radford.
She is survived by her
Billy “Jay” (Rachel) Donley – Christiansburg
Paul “Jody” (Betsy) Donley – Patrick Springs, VA
Michael Dean Donley – Dublin
B.J. Donley & Mandy
Eric Donley & BreeAnn
Amy Beth Anderson & Andrew
Luke Donley & Heather
14 Great Grandchildren
Catherine Bell – Raleigh, NC
Lula-Belle Meadows – Martinsville
Tom Tyler (Bonnie) Compton – Ridgeway
Joseph Wayne “Joey” (Tania) Compton – Ridgeway
Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM – Friday, December 20, 2019 at the Gethsemane Baptist Church, Radford with Pastor Brent Strouf officiating. Interment will follow at the Roselawn Burial Park, Martinsville, Virginia.
The family will receive friends one hour before service time Friday at the church.
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Bower Funeral Homes, Pulaski is handling the arrangements for the family.