|Birth: ||Aug. 20, 1864|
|Death: ||Feb. 21, 1966|
South Dakota, USA
Obituary for Nellie Francis Bradley Fulker, 25 Feb 1966
MRS. FULKER, COUNTY PIONEER, DIES AT 101
Mrs. Nellie Francis Bradley Fulker, 101, Brown County pioneer of 115 12th Ave., N.W., died Monday afternoon, February 21st, at St. Luke's Hospital.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the First Baptist Church with the Rev. Harold E. Salem officiating.
Burial will be in the Riverside Cemetery.
Mrs. Fulker, who at the time of her death was the oldest
resident of Aberdeen, was born Aug 20, 1864 at Warrensburgh, Johnson County, Missouri. She was married to Noah Fulker at Warrensburgh on May 3, 1883.
The couple moved to a homestead south of Aberdeen that year. Mr. Fulker proved up his claim and at the same time worked for the Milwaukee Railroad.
In 1900 they discontiuued the operation of their farm and the family moved to Parsons, Kansas, where he was engaged in the real estate business.
RETURN TO HUB
In 1912 they returned to Aberdeen where Mr. Fulker was again employed by the Milwaukee Railroad. Some years later he was engaged in the roofing business here.
Mr. Fulker died in 1928. Mrs. Fulker continued to make her home in Aberdeen, living alone in her apartment at
215 6th Ave. S.W. until she fell and broke her shoulder last fall. Since that time she has made her home with her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Avery, 115 12th Ave. N.W.
Mrs. Fulker was a member of the Baptist Church; Kings Daughters, Golden Rule Circle; Territorial Pioneers and Pioneer Daughters.
Survivers include three sons, Lee Roy Fulker, Long Beach, Calif.; Floyd Fulker, Wichita, Kan., and Donald Fulker, Portland, Ore.; three daughters, Mrs. J.E. (Nellie) Stewart, Kent, Wash., Mrs. L.L. (Frances) Skeels, Hollywood, Calif., and Mrs. Clyde (Lodema) Avery, Aberdeen; 15 grandchildren; 23 great grandchildren and six great great grandchildren.
Two sons, two daughters, six sisters and seven brothers preceded her in death.
Friends may call at the Huebl Funeral Chapel from Tuesday evening until 9 a.m. Friday and at the church from 9:30 until 10:20 a.m. Friday. The casket will not be opened after the service. Relatives are requested to meet in the church basement at 10 a.m. Friday.
Noah Webster Fulker (1862 - 1928)*
Pearl G. Fulker Ford (1888 - 1921)*
Riverside Memorial Park
South Dakota, USA
Created by: Stan Stratton
Record added: Mar 12, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 66839934
Added: Nov. 11, 2013