Patricia A. Nelson (Bodie), 78, of Galax, Va., passed away Sunday, March 16, 2014, in the Grayson Nursing and Rehab Center.
Patricia was born on March 16, 1936, to John and Ann Curtin Bodie in Toledo, Ohio.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, Augustine (Gus) Nelson.
She graduated from St. Ursula Academy and St. Vincent School of Nursing. She practiced her nursing in Ohio and Michigan.
Survivors include her sons, Al (Cindi) Nelson of Indiannapolis, Ind., and Tony (Vicki) Nelson of Fries, Va.; grandchildren, Alec, Lindsey, Aisilinn and Samantha; brothers, John (Meg) Bodie, Harry (Sandy) Bodie and Frank (Sue) Bodie; sisters, Mary Bodie and Dorothy Swanbeck; and many nieces and nephews.
Internment will be at a later date at Fort Meigs Union Cemetery in Perrysburg, Ohio.
A guestbook is available online at www.vaughanguynn.com.
Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home is handling arrangements.