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Nella Jo (Nash) McDaris

May 10, 1930 — February 26, 2023


Nella Jo Nash McDaris, daughter of the late DeWitt Nash and Inez Thigpen Nash, passed away February 26, 2023, surrounded by her family.

Jo was predeceased by her devoted husband, James A. McDaris, Sr. She is survived by her daughter Sharon Stephens (Tom); sons: James A. McDaris, Jr. (Pam), John D. McDaris, Sr. (Ellen); grandchildren Brian Tuck (Adrea), Tiffany Tuck (Joel Lerner), John D. McDaris, Jr., Jared McDaris; great-grandchildren Amber Tuck, Jacob Tuck, Adam Tuck; sister Rosalind Robert (Shelby); many nephews and nieces, including special caregiver Katy Andersen.

A graveside service will be held Wednesday, March 1, 2023, at Evergreen Memorial Park in Athens at 2:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or at .

Lord and Stephens Funeral Home, WEST, Watkinsville, GA, is in charge of arrangements.

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Wednesday, March 1, 2023

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