She is survived by one daughter, Beverly Harding of Paducah; three sons, Ricky Nelson of Paducah, Joe Nelson of West Lake, La. and Dennis Nelson of Benton; one sister, Shirley Sutton of Benton; two brothers, Floyd Henson and Robert Boaz both of Benton; ten grandchildren and sixteen great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Jesse Thomas Nelson; one brother, Noel Boaz; three sisters, Frances Elam; Yvonne Nelson and Patsy Estes; and her parents, Oran Henson and Dona Henson Boaz.
Graveside services were held Monday, April 9, at Barnett Cemetery. Bro. Larry Logsdon officiated and burial followed in the Barnett Cemetery.