HEBRON NY – On July 9, 2018, Lois E Nelson went to spend eternity with her Lord and Savior after a short illness. Born July 30, 1925, the daughter of Earl Hopkins and Edith (Rogers) Wilson of East Hebron, NY. She was a graduate of Salem Academy. On March 29, 1945, she married George Woodard Nelson and spent her life working with George on the family farm where she raised 3 children.
Lois was a social and fun-loving lady who was always involved in various phases of her faith-filled life. She was an active member of the East Hebron Presbyterian Church, the United Church of West Pawlet and most recently, South Granville Congregational Church. She was always willing to lend a hand and more importantly, her heart. She also taught Sunday School.
Her active life and enjoyments were gardening, pottery, cards and board games; Monday, Tuesday and Saturday night cards and the Wednesday dominos and Thursday bible study. She also bowled for many years in the Friday Morning Coffee and Donut League.
Her civic activities included serving on the Hebron election board and the historical society
She and George were active members of the Adirondack Fiddlers for many years.
Lois was predeceased by her parents, husband George W. Nelson, brother Lionel Wilson and Sisters, Mabel Washburn, Mary Adams, Georgia Greeno, Violet Wilson and great granddaughter Meredith Kerber
Left to cherish the memory of Lois E Nelson are her children: James (Kathy) Nelson, Pam (Rick) Butler and Daniel (Amy) Nelson. She was blessed with her 12 grandchildren: Mark and Peter Nelson Jennifer Zerbe, Adam, Nathan and Seth Butler, Amy Kerber and Danica Nelson, Nolan, Ethan and Brady Mack, little Roxy and 36 great grandchildren, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
A Memorial service was held on Thursday, July 12th at the South Granville Congregational Church at 2:30 pm. Friends called from 1 pm until the time of the service.
In lieu of flowers donations in her memory may be made to the Haynes House of Hope, 7187 SR 149, Granville, NY.