Christena May Nimmo, age 92 of Springfield, Missouri passed away peacefully, Saturday, May 16, 2020, in her home and surrounded by her family. She was born October 15, 1927 in Bruner, Missouri the daughter of Elmer and Lucy Luttrull.
Christena was a devoted mother and grandmother. She also enjoyed being a dedicated employee of the United States Department of Agriculture for 27 years, where she worked as an inspector. Being one of eleven children, she was born into a large loving family and always treasured the family relationships. Christena was preceded in death by eight siblings and her parents. Her remaining surviving siblings include a brother Ronnie Luttrull of Springfield, Missouri and a sister Mona Elloene Davis of Overland Park, Kansas. Christena is also survived by her son Billy Nimmo; daughter Tina Nimmo; granddaughter Jennifer Nimmo; great-grandchildren William, Victoria, Lana and Carmelo; other caring relatives and special friends. Christena was very loved and will be sadly missed but her memory will live on in the hearts of her loving family members and she will never be forgotten.
Graveside funeral services and burial for Christena will be 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, May 19, 2020 in Sparta Cemetery. Arrangements and burial are under the care and direction of Barnes Family Funeral Home, Ozark, Missouri. On line condolences may be shared at www.barnesfamilyfunerals.com
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