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Nannie Lillian (Wyble) Elder

Posted on Thursday, February 19, 2015 at 9:48 am

Nannie Lillian (Wyble) Elder, age 99 of Frankford, passed away on Friday, Feb. 13, 2015 at her home with her family by her bedside.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 17 at the Bibb-Veach Funeral Home in Bowling Green with Greg Wyble and Rev. Joe Siefkas officiating.  Burial will be in the Grassy Creek Cemetery.  Visitation was held Monday, Feb. 16 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Nannie Elder was born Sept. 18, 1915 near Cyrene to Cleve and Nettie Turpin Wyble.  She married Harold Elder Nov. 24, 1937 in Bowling Green.
He preceded her in death April 30, 1989.  They were married 52 years.
Survivors include two sons, Harold Lee (Mary Helen) and Harry Cleve (Neta) all of Frankford,  four grandchildren Sheri Turner (Keith) of Brashear, Lester Elder (Heather) of Jefferson City, Tina Hildebrand (Kenny) of Frankford and Chad Elder (Natalie) of Overland Park, Kan., six great-grandchildren Tyler and Luke Hildebrand, Levi and Tanner Elder, Rhiannon and Breann Turner, and Emily and Ryan Elder, one brother Charles Wyble (Barbara), and several nieces and nephews.  She was proceeded in death by her parents, four brothers: Clark, Cash (Juanita), John (Lorene),  Harold (Margaret), and four sisters: Margaret VanNess (Everett), Willene Brown (Jesse),  Mildred Haden (Floyd),  and Bonnie Mendonsa (Charles).
Nannie taught at Eagle Point and Ebenezer schools. Nannie worked in the garment factory in Bowling Green and Vandalia for 21 years.  She was a member of the Presbyterian Church in Frankford, where she served as a Sunday School teacher and Elder in the church.  She was a member of the Haw Creek club.
Nannie loved working in her flower gardens and was known to some as the “Flower Lady.”  She loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  She always had a smile on her face and loved to make people happy.
Pallbearers were Lester Elder, Chad Elder, Tyler Hildebrand, Levi Elder, Tanner Elder, and Luke Hildebrand.  Honorary pallbearers were Rhiannon and Breann Turner and Emily and Ryan Elder.
Memorials may be made to the Frankford Presbyterian Church or Pike County Home Health and Hospice.