Nadaline Bobo Melton Johnson, 91, of Inverness, formerly of Anguilla, passed away Friday, Jan. 7, 2022, at her home.
Nadaline was born Sept. 11, 1930, in northern Mississippi to Johnny and Jeffie Hopper Bobo. She and her two sisters were known as “The Bobo Girls” in Anguilla where all three were standout basketball players. Nadaline enjoyed gardening, playing Rummy and most of all playing SkipBo. She enjoyed SkipBo so much that she taught all her grandchildren how to play so they could play together. Nadaline was a devoted member of Anguilla Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Joe Melton; husband, Benjamin Johnson; and two sisters, Del McIntire and Ruby Maureen McIntyre.
Nadaline is survived by four daughters, Susan Stevens of Inverness, Patricia (Jimmy) Langley of Lula, JoAnn Ware of Hattiesburg and Debra Wilson of Virginia; a devoted niece, Sarah Cranford of Anguilla; 13 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and 11 great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation was held from 1:30 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 9, at Anguilla Baptist Church. The funeral service began at 2:30 p.m. with the Rev. Jimmy Porter officiating. Burial followed in Golden Link Cemetery, Anguilla.
Burton Funeral Home of Indianola was entrusted with arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude or Anguilla Baptist Church.