Nell Liston

LISTON, Nell Naylor Prager, Friedrichs, 94, of Martins Ferry, Ohio passed away peacefully at Liza’s Place on August 31, 2013.

She was born on July 30, 1919 in Wheeling W. Va., a daughter of the late Blanche N. Haller Prager and James H. Prager Jr.

Nell was a Lutheran by faith and a member at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, Bridgeport, Ohio.

Nell graduated from Triadelphia High School and worked at Wheeling Corrugating and operated a small grocery store on Kirkwood Heights, Bridgeport. She was a member of Eastern Star, Masonic Home Club, Senior Citizens AARP, and Red Cross Blood Bank.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, William L. Friedrichs, Sr.; second husband, Gomer Liston; grandson, Michael Friedrichs; and son, William L. Friedrichs, Jr.

Nell is survived by her daughter-in-law, J. Priscilla Czoka Friedrichs of Steubenville, Ohio; daughter, Carol Liston Grandstaff of Bridgeport, Ohio; son, Wayne Liston of Tennessee; sister, Jean Prager Stolze of Clearwater, Florida; seven grandchildren and 11 great – grandchildren; and close friends, Carol and Bill Hanson and Mary DeMatte.

Friends may call Monday September 2, 2013 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Wilson Funeral Home, 920 National Road, Bridgeport, Ohio, where services will be held Tuesday September 3, 2013 at 11 a.m. with Pastor Alvin Schafer officiating. Interment will follow at Holly Memorial Gardens, Pleasant Grove.

Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church,

Bridgeport, Ohio. Offer online condolences at www.wilsonfuneralhomes. com.