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Nelma D. Proctor

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Nelma D. Proctor, 81, of Barlow, Ohio, passed away peacefully at 1:55 am, Sunday, June 9, 2019, at her home surrounded by her family. She was born August 18, 1937, in McFarland, WV, a daughter of Charles L. and Myrtle McCray Fortney.

Nelma was a mother and homemaker. She was a member of Barlow United Methodist Church and Porterfield Baptist Church. She taught Sunday School and was active in Cub Scouts and involved in her community.

On May 19, 1956, Nelma married Richard Proctor who survives with one son and one daughter, Phil (Amy) Proctor of Fleming and Jill (Keith) Frame of Little Hocking; 5 grandchildren, Erica Barrow, Colin Frame, Josh Proctor, Jacob Proctor and Jayla Proctor; 9 great grandchildren and her brother Gary Fortney.

She was preceded in death by her parents, son Steve Proctor, granddaughter Jessica Proctor , 2 brothers, Denny Fortney and Kenneth Fortney and sister Vivian Bowden.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday (June 12) at 2:00 pm at Barlow United Methodist Church with Reverend Debbie Proctor officiating. Interment will follow in Barlow Cemetery. Family will greet friends at McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home on Tuesday from 2-4 and 6-8 and at the church on Wednesday one hour before the service. Messages of sympathy may be sent to the family at