Ronald Lee Nale, 81

Funeral services for Ronald Lee Nale, 81, of Pomona, were held June 15, 2019, at New Hope Baptist Church. Mr. Nale died June 12 at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains.

He was born Dec. 10, 1937, in Hamburg, Iowa, the son of Clinton A. and Eula Celia Crabtree Nale. He graduated from West Plains High School in 1956, and on Nov. 20, 1958, he married Charlotte E. Holden in Mountain View.  Mr. Nale served with the Missouri National Guard and was a farmer and a carpenter. He enjoyed hunting. Mr. Nale was a member of New Hope Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Charlotte Nale, of the family home; two children, Ronda Love and husband Daryl of Cairo, Georgia, and Brian Nale and wife Donna of Pomona; one granddaughter, Erin Shrable and husband Kaleb of Bakersfield; two step-grandchildren, Jessica Durante and husband Greg, and Keri Love; three great-grandchildren, Easton, Koy and Everly; one step-grandchild, Parker; one uncle, Donald “Bud” Nale; and his beagle dog, Molly.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Burial was in the New Hope Ceme-tery. Memorial contributions may be made to New Hope Cemetery and may be left at the funeral home. Online condolences may be expressed at

Robertson-Drago Funeral Home, West Plains, directors.

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