Wednesday, November 03, 2010

Nellie Leventis Passes

By Jerry Gaudet

With sadness we received word that Nellie (Leventis) Boudoucies has passed away.

Nellie Boudoucies, 74, of Jonesboro, AR, died Saturday, October 30, 2010, at her home. She had lived in Jonesboro since 1981, moving here from Forest City, North Carolina and was a member of the Calvary Chapel of Jonesboro. Nellie was a wonderful wife, wonderful mother, grandmother and a strong Christian and was preceded in death by her parents Peter and Barbara Leventis. 

Survivors are her husband of 53 years, Art Boudoucies, of the home; daughters, Barbara Anne White and husband Keith, of Forest City North Carolina; Julie Elaine Hampton and husband John of McKinney, Texas; Lisa Jane Turner and husband Kevin of Frisco, Texas; sisters, Sophie Kametches, Raleigh, North Carolina; Christine Pfister, Waxhaw, North Carolina; brothers, George Leventis, Charlotte, North Carolina; Dr. Sam Rigas of Rome, Georgia; six grandchildren, Brandon White, Kathryn White, Josh Hampton, Rebekah Hampton, Nathan Turner and Anna Turner. 

A memorial service will be 1:00 Saturday, November 6, 2010 at Calvary Chapel Church with John Lawrence and arrangements by Emerson Funeral Home. Visitation will be Friday night at Calvary Chapel from 5 until 8. 

For those wishing to leave lasting memorials in lieu of flowers, the family requests you please consider The Gideons International, PO Box 4002, Jonesboro, Arkansas 72403 or Hospice Memorial Fund, St. Bernard’s Development Foundation, PO Box 9320, Jonesboro, Arkansas 72403. 

An electronic guestbook is available at:

We have this contact information for her husband:
Mr. Art Boudoucies
1405 Post Oak Cove
Jonesboro, AR 72401

And, Nellie's cousin and classmate:
Sophie (Leventis) Trakas
525 Sherwood Cir.
Spartanburg, SC 29302-2719