Nellie Ree Olson (1930 - 2014)

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Nellie Ree (Henderson) Olson, 84, of Panama City, passed away Friday, May 16, 2014, at her home. Nellie was born in Chesnee, S.C., and lived in Panama City since 1973. She worked a variety of jobs, but was best known for buying and selling antique glassware and jewelry. Nellie enjoyed flowers, gardening and spending time with her family and friends. She was a member of the Historic St. Andrew Church and loved her church family very much.

Nellie was preceded in death by two daughters, Gail Harrison and Elaine Anderson. Survivors include her children, Carole Harrison (Mike Tucker) of Ebro, Shirley Byrne of Colorado, and Dan Pruitt of Fountain; a brother, William "Bill" Henderson of Chesnee, S.C.; 17 grandchildren; 21great-grandchildren; and eight great-great grandchildren.

Memorial services will begin at 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 21, 2014, at the Historic St. Andrew Church with Pastor Richard Duncan officiating. The family will receive friends at the church from 2 p.m. until service time at 3 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Nellie Ree Olson's name may be made to the Historic St. Andrew Church, 1004 Chestnut St., Panama City, FL 32401.

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Published in Panama City News Herald on May 18, 2014
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