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Vella Cloud

Friday, March 17, 2006

Vella Naomi Cloud, 81, of Lapeer, Mich., died Sunday, March 12, 2006, at Avalon Hospice in Flint, Mich.

Born June 1, 1924, in Malden, Mo., daughter of the late Robert and Stella Belt Roland, she was a nurses aide and of the Baptist faith.

In 1940, in Malden, she married Robert L. Cloud, who preceded her in death on March 1, 1978. She was also preceded in death by three sisters, Irene Rigsbee, Evelyn Hampton and Lillian Brandt and one brother, Bud Edward Roland.

Survivors include two daughters, Phyllis Jean Baksa and husband, Ernie, of Flint and Brenda Kay Moss and husband, Ray, of Springfield, Tenn.; one son, Gary Robert Cloud, of Davison, Mich.; two sisters, Wanda Pickard Blaylock and Mildred Shaw; eight grandchildren, Scott and Jeffery Holt, Michael Knight, Stephanie and Bruce Cloud, Gary Cloud, Jr., Jeffery Baksa and Tamberly Baksa Racknor and 11 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m., Saturday, March 18, at the Landess Funeral Home in Malden.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 18, at the Landess Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Bryan Johnson officiating.

Burial will follow in the Elder Cemetery at Campbell, Mo.