Shirley Jean Nelson, 78, of Moneta, passed away Saturday, May 11, 2013. She was retired from General Motors
of Michigan. She was predeceased by her husband of 50 years, James Eugene Nelson. Surviving family includes five sons, James Jr., Ron and Darrell Nelson, all of Michigan, Kevin Nelson, of Virginia and Mark Nelson, of North Carolina; numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 14, 2013, at the Lotz Funeral Home Chapel in Vinton with the Rev. Carter Sloan officiating. Interment will follow in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends on Monday, May 13, 2013 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at www.lotzfuneralhomevinton.com