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Mary Jane Nelson

Dresden, Ohio

Sep 2, 1943 – Nov 3, 2021 (Age 78)


September 2, 1943
November 3, 2021
Dresden, Ohio


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Vensil & Chute Funeral Homes - Dresden Obituary

Mary Jane Nelson, 78, of Dresden, died Wednesday afternoon, November 3, 2021 at Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus, Ohio.

Born September 2, 1943 in Zanesville, she was daughter of the late Rodney and Betty Jane (Wiles) King and a 1962 graduate of Jefferson High School.  Mary was former owner of the Adams Home in Dresden and a Methodist by faith.  She loved traveling, camping and visiting Yellowstone National Park and Palm Springs, California. 

Surviving are her two grandchildren, Mack C. Ferrell and Janelle Ferrell both of Canal Fulton; great grandson, Kingston Arndt; two brothers, Bill King of Dresden and T. Alyn King of Palm Springs, CA; a son-in-law, Chuck Ferrell Jr. of Canal Futon; five nieces and nephews, Kevin King, Greg King, Kelly Mallett, Kyle King and Tyler King and a great niece, Claira King.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Lorie J. Ferrell.

No services will be held at this time.  Arrangements are entrusted to the Dresden Chapel of Vensil & Chute, 714 Main Street.


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So sorry to learn on January 8 of the passing of Jane. She was a long time friend from JHS and on Facebook. Our parents were friends . My thoughts are with Bill and Terry. Good memories!
Sincerely Sheryl

Our hearts are heavy with Janey’s passing. Can’t tell you how many times I wanted to call her. May You all find comfort and peace knowing she is with many of our loved ones in her new home. Love to all, Dave and Marcia

I am so very sorry to hear of Janie’s passing she was such a wonderful lady and a dear friend! We kinda grew apart when Carl became ill; he was a hoot! We loved them both. Prayers to both families ! Jane has been through so much the last few years but she managed !
Prayer to her family at this difficult time Love Brenda and Brody Smythe Connie Hamilton