Jeanette B. Shipman Nelson

September 01, 1895 ‒ December 28, 2000

Mount Gilead, Ohio

Jeanette Shipman Nelson, 105, formerly of Mt. Gilead, Ohio died Thursday, December 28, 2000 in Houston, Texas.

She was born in Morrow County, Ohio on Sept. 1, 1895, the daughter of the late John A. & Margaret Geary Shipman. She resided here for most of her life where she helped her late husband operate the former Nelson Hardware. She also had worked for the former Union Dept. Store. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Mt. Gilead and the TEJAS Chapter of the D.A.R.

She is survived by a son-in-law Waller T. Straley of Houston, TX; nieces, nephews and cousins.

Her husband Harry E. Nelson, whom she married on Aug. 8, 1921, preceded her in death on June 25, 1970. A daughter Marceil J. Straley, a brother Albert Shipman, and three sisters Hazel Truax, Marie Buchanan, and Mabel Hershner also preceded her in death.

Graveside committal services will be held Saturday, May 19 at 2:30 p.m. in Oakland Cemetery in Shelby. Arrangements are in care of Snyder Funeral Home in Mt. Gilead.

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