Sunday, December 30

Bertie Skeen Nelson Passes Away

SOPHIA-Mrs. Bertie Skeen Nelson, 89, passed Saturday, December 29, 2007 at her residence. Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 1, 2008 at Poplar Ridge Friends Meeting; Pastor Randall A. Quate officiating. Burial will follow in the Poplar Ridge Friends Cemetery. Born on April 24, 1918 in Randolph County, a daughter of the late Enos and Winnie Briles Skeen. On December 24, 1939, Mrs. Nelson married W. Allen Nelson, who preceded her in death on June 12, 1982. In addition to her parents and husband, she was also preceded in death by four brothers, two sisters and a great-granddaughter. Survivors include one daughter, Audrey Toth and husband, Kelly of Sophia. Two sons, R. Keith Nelson and wife, Myrna and Norman O. Nelson and wife, Beverly, all of Sophia. One sister, Radie Kennedy of Trinity. Six grandchildren, Joanna Peterson and husband, Mark, Ron Nelson and wife, Vicki, Brent Toth and wife, Aimee, Brian Toth and wife, Leslie, Seth Nelson and Miriam Nelson. Six Great-Grandchildren. -Cumby

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