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Ruth Oxner Nelson


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Ruth Oxner Nelson

Olive Branch, MS

Ruth Oxner Nelson, 84, of Olive Branch, passed away Wednesday, May 31, 2017. Mrs. Nelson was born in Tupelo, MS and was retired as a Teacher's Assistant with Olive Branch Schools. She loved her family dearly. Mrs. Nelson was a member of Bethel Presbyterian Church where she also worked in the preschoolministry for many years. She was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Mitchell Nelson, and her parents, B.L. and Grace Oxner. Survivors include her children, Brenda Kimball, Patsy Toledo (Tom), and Mitchell Nelson, II (Annette); her sister, Peggy Moss (Porter); seven grandchildren, Trey, Samantha, Michelle, Bryan, Halie, Laura, and Erica, and eighteen great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends Friday, June 2, from 5-8 p.m. and the funeral service will be held on Saturday, June 3, at 10 a.m., all at Brantley Funeral Home, 6875 Cockrum St. Olive Branch. Interment will follow in Bethel Presbyterian Church Cemetery. Online condolences may be expressed by visiting www.brantleyfuneral.com. Donations may be made to a in Ruth's honor.
Published in The Commercial Appeal on June 2, 2017
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