Nellie Roma Marie Soha, 79, daughter of Monte Napoleon DeVere and Nellie May Rice DeVere, was born Sept. 21, 1922, in Salt Lake City, Utah. She died June 29, 2002, at Ozarks Medical Center at West Plains. She married Andrew Soha April 2, 1963, at West Plains. During her working years, she was employed by Great Falls Meat Packing House in Great Falls, Mont. She had a great love for dogs and was known for taking in strays. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints at Houston. She was preceded in death by her husband; two sisters, Susannah Lee and Juanita McCart; one brother, Rawl DeVere; and her parents. Surviving are two daughters, Nellie Adams of Willow Springs and Farell Caso of Santa Ana, Calif.; two brothers, Duane DeVere of Willow Springs and Theodore DeVere of Oklahoma; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Services are 10 a.m. Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints at Houston with Richard Echols officiating. Burial will be in the Pine Lawn Cemetery under the direction of Willow Funeral Home of Willow Springs. “

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