Oct 25, 1932 - Jul 30, 2014
Marie Nelson, 81, of Sacramento, CA, died peacefully at her home on Wednesday July 30, 2014. Ms. Nelson was born Oct. 25, 1932, in Harrison, AR to DC and Ruth Whitney, both of whom preceded her in death. Ms. Nelson was of the Baptist faith and attended the First Baptist Church of Elk Grove. Ms. Nelson retired from NCR in 1991 and worked as a real estate agent until her death.
She was a beloved mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, and friend. She is survived by one son and his wife, Charles and Lynette Hampton of Poplar Bluff, MO; two sisters, Nina Brandon and Dorothy Taylor; one brother, George Whitney; four grandchildren: Brandi Myers, Charles Hampton III, Ashley Newport, Whitney Hampton; and six great-grandchildren.
Memorial service will be on Friday Aug. 8, 2014, at 10:30 AM at East Lawn Memorial Park in Elk Grove, CA. Donations in lieu of flowers can be made at www.Cleftline.org in honor of her great-grandson Jaxson Myers.