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C. Jean Nelson, 79

February 10, 2009

JULY 27, 1929-FEB. 8, 2009

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - C. Jean Nelson, 79, of Martinsburg, died Sunday, Feb. 8, 2009, at Winchester (Va.) Medical Center.

Born July 27, 1929, in Petersburg, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Eston and Dora Cox Kimble.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Fred D. Nelson.

She was a 1948 graduate of Petersburg High School.

She retired from Signet Bank.

She was a member of Mount Vernon Place United Methodist Church in Baltimore, where she served as usher and secretary, and attended Darkesville United Methodist Church.

She is survived by one daughter, Sharon Nelson of Baltimore; one son, Thomas Nelson of Martinsburg; three sisters, Joan Borror of Petersburg, Barbara Bloom of Akron, Ohio, and Sylvia Ours of Martinsburg; two brothers, James Kimble of Bel Air, Md., and Randy Kimble of Petersburg; three grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.


Memorial services will be Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at Darkesville United Methodist Church, Inwood, W.Va. The Rev. Vicki Curry will officiate. Graveside services will be at a later date in Cherry Hill Cemetery, Upper Tract, W.Va.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Diabetes Association, Honors and Memorial Program, P.O. Box 1131, Fairfax, VA 22038.

Arrangements are by Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg.

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