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Kathleen Nelson    1930 ~ 2018
Kathleen Nelson was born February 4, 1930 in Dent County, Missouri to
Earnest and Ethel (Mauk) Parker and passed away March 3, 2018 in Salem,
Missouri at the age of eighty-eight years.

On May 6, 1950, Kathleen Parker was united in marriage to Arvil Lee Nelson
and to this union three daughters were born.  Kathleen enjoyed embroidering
quilt tops, gardening, canning, and loved to read.  She attended Freewill
Baptist Church.

Preceding her in death were her parents; husband, Arvil Lee Nelson;
brothers, Lowell, Jerry, Chester, and Glenwood Parker; sister, Virgie
McBreaty; son in law, Russell Whitaker; granddaughter, Stephanie Rhea.

Survivors include her children, Ronda Ellerman and husband, Leland, Salem,
Debbie Rhea and husband, Bob, Salem, Kim Whitaker and special friend,
Mark Jones, Salem; brother, Jimmy Parker and wife, Imogene, DeSoto;
sisters, Linda Manson, DeSoto, Marsha Gabel, Salem; grandchildren, Lee
Ellerman, Salem, Angie Curley, Salem, Jennifer Schaefer and husband, Tom,
St. Louis, Jaime Roweton and husband, Brock, Willard; great grandchildren,
Payton Curley, Jocelyn Schaefer, Russell Roweton, Taylor Roweton, Madelyn
Schaefer, Katelyn Schaefer, Turner Roweton; extended family and friends.

Kathleen will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her.

Funeral service for Kathleen Nelson was held Thursday, March 08, 2018 at
the Wilson Mortuary Salem Chapel with Bro. Elmer Turnbough officiating.
Special music was provided by Leland Ellerman. Serving as pallbearers were
Leland Ellerman, Bobby Rhea, Mark Jones, Lee Ellerman, Tom Schaefer,
Brock Roweton and Jason Williams. Interment was in the New Hope Cemetery.
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February 4, 1930

March 3, 2018
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