Nell Yearwood Staff

Published 9:47 pm Monday, December 27, 2010

Mrs. Nell Yearwood Staff, 99, died Saturday, Dec. 25, 2010 at a local hospital. She was a native of Mr. Aria, Ga. and a resident of Atmore since 1933. She was a pink lady at Atmore Communtiy Hospital and attended St. Roberts Catholic Church. She was preceded in death by her husband of 72 years, Eddie Staff Sr.; a son Eddie Staff Jr.; a granddaughter, Suzie Nell Staff;and a grandson, Adam Staff.

She is survived by three sons, William T. Staff, James R. Staff, and Theodore Y. ‘Chipper’ Staff, all of Atmore; two daughters, Susan Calvert of Haleyville, and Catherine Tims of Atmore; 24 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Monday, Dec. 27, at 11 a.m. at St. Roberts Catholic Church with the Rev. Father Gordon Milsted officiating. Burial followed at Oak Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers were Eddie Staff III, Steve Staff, David Staff, Bill Staff Jr., Speer Staff, Michael Thead, John Calvert Jr. and Byron Tims.

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