Lee Nell Vanardo

Published 12:02 pm Tuesday, February 7, 2012

PORT GIBSON — Lee Nell Vanardo died Monday, Feb. 6, 2012, at River Region Medical Center in Vicksburg. She was 85.

A native of Franklin County, she had been making her home in Port Gibson for the past 57 years. She was a graduate of Woodrow Wilson High School in Jefferson County and was employed at the American Paper Tube Co. in Port Gibson for 37 years. She was a member of the Friendship Club in Port Gibson and was a faithful member of the Port Gibson Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her son, Charles Vanardo; and her husband of 64 years, Leroy, in 2007.

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Survivors include her daughter, Annell Parman and her husband, Buddy, of Port Gibson; her son, Daniel Vanardo of West Monroe; her sister, Bobbie Coleman Smith of Nashville; eight grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012, at Port Gibson Baptist Church. Interment will follow at the Union Church Cemetery in Union Church.

Visitation will be from 5 until 8 p.m. Tuesday at Glenwood Funeral Home in Port Gibson and from 10 a.m. Wednesday until the hour of the service at the church.