Mary Kay Nelson

January 30, 1925 ‒ April 23, 2004

Ashley, Ohio

Mary K. Nelson, age 79 of Ashley passed Friday afternoon, April 23, 2004 surrounded by her loving children and family at Grady Memorial Hospital.

A lifelong resident of Delaware County, she was born and raised on the family farm of the late Ellsworth and Mary (Coleflesh) Miller on January 30, 1925. She graduated from Bellpoint School with the Class of 1942. Mary was a devoted loving mother, a homemaker and enjoyed all of God’s small creatures.

She was a member of St. Mary Church, enjoyed playing a good game of Scrabble, gardening, and raising tomato’s.

Survived by her children Beverly (Stanley) Ray of Brandon, FL, James (Candy) Nelson of Ashley, Thomas Nelson Jr. of Marysville, William (Marilou) Nelson of Delaware, Tricia (James) Russell of Delaware; Daughter-in-law Becky Nelson of Ashley, Grandchildren: Stacie Mickley, Kirk, Brett Ray, Tracie, Chris Nelson, Michelle Sherbourne, Heather Crosbie, Heath Nelson, Heidi Thomas, Doug Nelson, Jessica Bendle, Laura, Julie, Brad Russell, Lyndsey Nelson, 15 Great-grandchildren, Brother Robert E. “Bud” Miller of Delaware; and Sister Florence Anson of Delaware.

In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by her husband of 51 years Thomas A. Nelson on October 4, 1993; Sons Michael Nelson in 1994, Joseph Nelson in 2003; Great-grandson Ryan; Twin-brother Harry B.; and Brothers John and James Miller.

Friends may call Tuesday 4-8 p.m., prayer services 4:00 p.m. at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, 75 W. William St.,Delaware. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday 10:00 a.m. at St. Mary Church, Fr. Kevin Kavanagh Celebrant. Burial will follow in St. Mary Cemetery, Delaware.

Memorial contribution can be made to the Delaware County Humane Society, 4920 SR 37 E., Delaware, Ohio 43015, or Grady Memorial Hospital Outpatient Services,561 W. Central Ave., Delaware, Ohio 43015.

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