May 22, 1936 - February 21, 2017
Conowingo, Maryland | Age 80
Nellie B. Crothers of Conowingo, MD, age 80, passed away peacefully Tuesday, February 21, 2017. She was born in Colora, MD to the late Joseph McCoy and Julia (McGlothlin) McCoy.
Everyone in the neighborhood knew her as "Miss Nellie" having driven School Bus #57 for 31 years. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She enjoyed her gardening and having the grandchildren over in the summer to swim in the pool.
Nellie is survived by her husband of 64 years, Elwood Clair Crothers, two sons: Joseph Crothers and his wife, Karen of Rising Sun, MD, and John Crothers of Colora, MD; two daughters: Brenda Smith and her husband, Joe of Rising Sun, MD and Debbie Cummins and her husband, Mike of Conowingo, MD, six granddaughters: Karey, Tiffany, Mindy, Amanda, Ericka, Carissa and Tabitha and seven great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, Nellie is preceded in death by her son, Robert Lane Crothers, grandson, Christopher McMillan, and son-in-law Randy McMillan.
Funeral services in Nellie's honor will be held on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at 12PM at R.T. Foard Funeral Home, 111 S. Queen St., Rising Sun, MD 21911. Family and friends may begin visiting at 10AM. Burial will follow at Harmony Chapel Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made payable to "House of Hope Animal Rescue, Inc." and sent in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 248, Rising Sun, MD 21911.
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