Anita Bedford

Anita Louise Bedford (Nash)

Saturday, November 29th, 1958 - Monday, December 28th, 2020
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Anita Louise (Nash) Bedford of Courtois, Missouri passed away on Monday, December 28, 2020 at her home surrounded by her loved ones having reached the age of 62 years and 29 days. She was born November 29, 1958 in Bonne Terre, Missouri, a daughter to the late Wilburn Tobe Nash and the late Elizabeth (Peterson) Nash.

On May 18, 1976, Anita was united in marriage to Vernie Bedford Jr. who survives of the home. Through the years, Anita worked as a cook for Stone Crest Nursing Home in Viburnum, Missouri and for as a caregiver for DCAI. Anita enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandkids and great-grandkids. She enjoyed fishing, mushroom hunting, and tending to her animals especially her goats.

Anita was preceded in death by her parents, Wilburn and Elizabeth Nash; three sisters: Gloria Harmon, Margaret Lashley, and Lena Beth Williams; two brothers: David Nash and Johnny Nash; her infant daughter, Ilene Bedford, and five grand-babies.

Anita will be sadly missed by her husband of 44 years, Vernie Bedford Jr.; six children: Wilburn “Leroy” Nash, Angie Baum and husband Danny, Sam Bedford, Brandy Bedford, Andrea Miner and husband Shawn, and Tiffany DeClue and husband Nathan; sixteen grandchildren: Stormie Nash, Kendra Asher, Jamie Baum, Zach Bedford, Courtney Bedford, Jenny Bedford, Alexander Bedford, Collier Bedford, Ashlyn Bedford, Abby Rankin, Katie Miner, Jesse Miner, Kara Miner, Mikey Miner, Braxton Bedford, and Hunter DeClue; two great-grandchildren: Cavin Asher and Kade McGee; six siblings: Jim Nash, Clyde Nash, Calvin Harmon and wife Sue, Kenny Nash, Cathy Norwick, and Ann Rawson and husband Bob. Anita is also survived by many other dear relatives and friends.

A visitation will be held on Thursday, December 31, 2020 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm at DeClue Funeral Home, 301 East High St, Potosi, Missouri 63664. A Funeral Service will immediately follow the visitation beginning at 2:00 pm.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care and direction of DeClue Funeral Home.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, December 31st, 2020 | 12:00pm - 2:00pm
    Thursday, December 31st, 2020 12:00pm - 2:00pm
    DeClue Funeral Home
    301 E High Street
    Potosi, MO 63664
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Thursday, December 31st, 2020 | 2:00pm
    Thursday, December 31st, 2020 2:00pm
    DeClue Memorial Chapel
    301 E High Street
    Potosi, MO 63664
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email


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Paulette Berryy

Posted at 04:38pm
So very sorry for your loss, I have known Anita for 40 years ad she was always so sweet and friendly. I'm sorry I cant be at the service, I have to work....hugs and prayers...Paulette Berry

Loretta Adams

Posted at 02:51pm
Thoughts and prayers are with Vernie and the rest of the family.
*Loretta Adams *

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