LaVerna Hinz Nelson, 93

August 11, 2010

APRIL 6, 1917-AUG. 9, 2010

LaVerna Hinz Nelson, 93, passed away Aug. 9, 2010, in Hannibal, Mo.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Aug. 12, 2010, at Apostolic Holiness Church in Hannibal.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 11, 2010, at James O'Donnell Funeral Home.

Additional services will be Aug. 14, 2010, at Minnich Funeral Home in Hagerstown, Md. Burial will be at Greenlawn Memorial Park in Williamsport, Md.

Mrs. Nelson was born April 6, 1917, in Guckeen, Minn., to Albert Christian and Birdie Olive Lumley Hinz.

She was married to Noble Nelson. He preceded her in death.

Survivors include her daughters, Ardis Willis (the Rev. William) and Carol Kelly; grandchildren, Jane O'Brien (Paul), Nathan Willis (Ronda) and Terry Kelly (Cindy); great-grandchildren, Darla O'Brien, Shawn O'Brien (Charity), Craig O'Brien (Sarah), Nathan Willis II, Miranda and Alexandria Willis, and Steven and Drew Kelly; and great-great-grandchildren, Kaylee and Kaleb O'Brien.


She was preceded in death by her parents, three sisters, one brother and one son-in-law.

Memorial contributions may be made to Apostolic Holiness Church, Building Fund, 75 Terrel Lane, Hannibal, MO 63401.

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