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Carla Lanelle “Nellie” Eden

Carla Lanelle “Nellie” Eden, age 69, of Shell Knob, Missouri

         Carla Lanelle “Nellie” Eden, age 69, of Shell Knob, Missouri passed away Friday, November 24, 2023 at Aurora Nursing Center in Aurora, Missouri.

            She was born October 3, 1954 in Butterfield, Missouri the daughter of Carl and Ella Mae (Buntin) Brown. She was united in marriage to Jim Land in 1995 in Eureka Springs, Arkansas, who preceded her in death on March 7, 2013. Shortly after, she was united in marriage to Gary Eden, who preceded her in death. Also preceding her in death were one son, Brian Cahalan; one daughter, Bridgette Eden; two brothers, Bill Brown and Mark Brown and one sister, Norma Jean Harris.

            Surviving are one son, Eric Cahalan of Illinois; one daughter, Shelly Cahalan of Cassville, Missouri; one brother, Mike Brown and his wife Sharon of Goodman, Missouri; one sister-in-law, Glenna Brown of Greenfield, Missouri; seven grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.

            Carla attended school in Cassville, Missouri living in this area her entire life. She was employed as a waitress at The Purdy Diner in Purdy and The Black Kettle in Monett. Carla was also a caregiver for several people in the area. She loved talking on the phone and going to casinos. Carla was of the Christian faith.

The family wishes to thank the Aurora Nursing Center and Hospice Compassus of Monett for the wonderful care given to Nellie.

            Visitation will be held from 5:00 until 6:00 P.M. Thursday, November 30, 2023 at Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. 

            Contributions may be made to Aurora Nursing Center or Hospice Compassus of Monett in memory of Carla. Later, Later

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