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Wilkerson Funeral Home and Crematory
Saturday September 28th, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am

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Wilkerson Funeral Home and Crematory
Saturday September 28th, 2019

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Nellie Allison Pulliam

Nellie Allison Pulliam, 99, went to her heavenly home on Wednesday, September 25, 2019. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM, Saturday, September 28, 2019 at Wilkerson Funeral Home with Pastor Wendell Edwards officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Nellie was born in Rockingham County to the late James Richard Allison and Fallena Moore Allison. She was a long time member at Grace Covenant Holiness Church and retired from the American Tobacco Company with 31 years of service. She loved cooking & singing, traveling and spending time with family. She was a true prayer warrior. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, George Washington Pulliam; daughters, Patricia Pulliam Madison, Ruby Pulliam Rook and Vera Pulliam Brown; brothers, James Allison, Jr., Johnny Allison, Jr.; sisters, Virginia Sawyers, Alice Saunders, Violet Kennon, Pansy Applebee and Annie Allison. She is survived by her grandchildren; Tammy Madison Todd (Jonathan), Debbie Madison Durham (Jerry), Rhonda Madison Edwards (Wendell) and Gene Rook (Connie); great grandchildren, Amy Ferrell Wilkerson (Joshua), Elizabeth Ferrell, Seth Durham, Madison Durham, David Edwards, Daniel Edwards (Nicole), Stefanie Rook Long (Calvin); great-great grandson, Jayce Edwards; great-great granddaughters , Emzlie and Analyn Long; brothers, David Samuel “Sammy” Allison (Diane); special nieces, June Thacker and Ann Martin; special nephew, Sammy Allison, Jr. along with a host of nieces and nephews. The family will like to extend a special thank you to her caregivers, which allowed her to live out her wishes to remain at home, Ramona Martin, Bethany Martin, Jeri Owens, Lisa Rigney, Kendall Rigney, Annie Ellington, Daisy McCollum, Elisha Edwards. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Rockingham County, P.O. Box 281, Wentworth, NC 27375.

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We loved Nellie. Loved how she loved God. We would sing gospel songs together, pray together, visit her, sometimes eat together. Talk about Jesus and praise his name. Miss my dear friend. She was a beautiful Lady.

Linda and Bruce O'Daniel Oct 26 2019 1:21 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Nellie Pulliam

Linda and Bruce O'Daniel Oct 26 2019 1:18 PM

Nellie was a sweetheart that is for sure. Wayne and I carried tomatoes to her several times and she was so appreciative. Now she is forever happy in the most beautiful place you could imagine. Prayers for all the family

Shirley Reynolds Sep 27 2019 8:54 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Nellie Pulliam

scott halbrook Sep 27 2019 8:18 AM

Tammy and family - Please know my thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. I know she was well loved by you and will always hold a special place in your heart. Tammy Ward

Tammy Ward Sep 27 2019 6:39 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Nellie Pulliam

Alice Setliff Sep 26 2019 5:49 PM

I am so sorry. Mom thought so much of her. I all are in my prayers

sharon Loye Sep 26 2019 5:12 PM

Oh to think what Heaven was like last night with the Moore family welcoming Nellie home. She was a precious lady. I remember going to see her many times with MaMa and Annie. Praying for and love yall

James, Shea and Ethan Anderson Sep 26 2019 5:10 PM

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PeeWee and Rachel Sep 26 2019 2:59 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Nellie Pulliam

Linda O'Daniel Sep 26 2019 2:23 PM

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