Nellie A. Cramer

September 06, 1924 ‒ October 28, 2019

Galion, Ohio
Formerly of Fredericktown, Ohio

Nellie A. Cramer, 95, of Galion formerly of Fredericktown passed away on Monday morning, October 28, 2019 at the home of her daughter, Debbie in Galion. She was born on September 6, 1924 in Sparta to the late Joseph Hutton and Cleo Fawn.

Nellie was a member of the First Baptist Church in Fredericktown.  Over the years, Nellie worked at the 76 Truck Stop as a waitress, a cook for the Fredericktown Schools and she also volunteered with the Election Board.  In her spare time, Nellie enjoyed doing word searches, reading her Bible and mowing her yard until the age of 94.  Nellie’s greatest love in life was spending time with her family and helping take care of anyone in need.

Nellie is survived by her daughter, Debbie (Greg) Campbell of Galion; son-in-law, Donald (Joanie) Thornton;  grandchildren, Jennifer (Troy) Keller, Amy (Kirk) Lohr, Chad (Amber) Campbell, Brooke (David) Yingist, Brian Doup, Matt (Debs) Campbell and Angie (Burt Skeen) Campbell; 10 great grandchildren with the 11th one on the way; 2 great great grandchildren; sister, Dixie Wilcox of Mansfield; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Nellie was preceded in death by daughters, Patricia Cramer and Bobbie Jean Thornton; son, Joseph Cramer; granddaughter, Lisa Marie Doup; brothers, Junior and Keith Hutton; and sisters, Letha Walk, Virginia Parks, Anita Brining, Billie Anderson, Cora Mann, Mary Hutton, Myrna Isaacs, Rose Tanner, Betty Kline, June Bartelme, and Josephine Clipse.

The family will receive friends from 4-7 p.m. on Friday, November 1, 2019 at the Snyder Funeral Home, 33 East College St., Fredericktown. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, November 2, 2019 at the First Baptist Church, 22 East Sandusky St., Fredericktown with Rev. Ruth Douglas officiating.  Burial will follow in Forest Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church, 22 East Sandusky St., Fredericktown, Ohio 43019.

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  • Debbie, she was the light in life. She will be missed so much by a lot of people who loved her.
    Love Pam

  • Nellie was my aunt Lois Welch’s neighbor–always ready and willing to help and such a great friend. I can see Nellie zooming across the lawn as she mowed with gusto! May love and laughter be what you remember most!
    Rachel Blevins

  • To the families, so very sorry for the loss of your loved one. At one time we lived in Boyd Addition. Many blessings and prayers. Will not be able to attend calling hours, husband waiting for surgery. God bless.

  • Debbie and family, I remrmber so many times from my house yo yours running you and Cindi here and there. Your mother was such a nice lady I always liked her a lot. I know she had many sorrows in her life. I know you will miss her. I hope the didnt suffer in her last years. Love you Debbie.

  • Such a wonderful, pleasant lady. Always had a smile. We went to church together.
    Every once in a while I would take her a piece of pie and she was so appreciative.

  • Debbie and family, im so sorry I didn’t make it to calling hours. I have so many fond memories of ur mom and dad when id spend the night with Trisha.I laugh just thinking about them .Trisha and i were always getting into something lol, but I gotta say we laughed a lot. We had a lot of fun in ur parents camper. Im sry ur hurting right now but she lived a good life thanks to u. I ran into her at dollar general right before she moved in with u, she seemed pleased about going. We never have them as long as we want but Bobby and Patsy (as she called her ), are all together now. Hugs to u all and bless all who loved her . Love, Jackie (Pence) Montgomery