Thursday, February 15, 2007

Esther nelson, 86, of Exeter, passed away Monday, Feb. 12, 2007, at St. John's Hospital in Cassville. She was born July 30, 1920, in Exeter, to the late William Leroy and Ada (Noe) Senseney. She was a housewife, but had worked a various jobs during her life.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Vance Nelson, and one son, Victor Nelson.

Survivors include: four sons, Kenneth Nelson and his wife, Janice, of Exeter, Jim Nelson and his wife Mary Ann, of Exeter, Roy "Bert" Nelson and his wife, Shellie, of Wheaton, and Charlie Nelson and his wife, Patty, of Exeter; 20 grandchildren; and 25 great grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Wheaton Funeral Home. Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday at Wheaton Funeral Home with burial to follow at Maplewood Cemetery, Exeter.

Arrangements are under the direction of Wheaton Funeral Home, Wheaton.