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Mary Gunter Nelson
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Birth: Oct. 2, 1916
Death: Feb. 10, 2009

Mary Gunter Nelson, 92, McLeansboro, passed away at 7:35 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2009, at Hamilton Memorial Nursing Center, McLeansboro.

Mrs. Nelson was a homemaker.

She was born Oct. 2, 1916, in McLeansboro, a daughter of Harry Grover and Nora Meg (Gibbs) Gunter. She married Carl Leslie Nelson on Oct. 1, 1938, in Morganfield, Ky.; he preceded her in death.

Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Harre Funeral Home, McLeansboro.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Harre Funeral Home. The Revs. Robert Sefried, Billie Duncan and Mark Byars will officiate.

Interment will be at Oddfellows Cemetery, McLeansboro.

Survivors include two sons, Gary Nelson of McLeansboro and Melvin Nelson of Flannigan; one daughter, Nancy Nylander and husband Robert of Pontiac; five grandchildren, Lisa, Amy, Tammy, Kimberly and Steven; 14 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Wilma Lewis of LaPorte, Ind., and Ruby Duncan and her husband the Rev. Billie Duncan of Carmi; and brother-in-law Vernon Hollister of McLeansboro.

Mrs. Nelson was a member of First Baptist Church, McLeansboro, and was a church nursery caretaker for 37 years.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, three brothers and two sisters.

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, McLeansboro.

Harre Funeral Home, McLeansboro, is in charge of all arrangements.
Family links: 
  Harry G. Gunter (1886 - 1963)
  Nora M. Gunter (1887 - 1973)
  Carl Leslie Nelson (1918 - 1997)*
  Clarence W. Gunter (1912 - 1975)*
  Clifford A. Gunter (1913 - 1998)*
  Bernice Ester Gunter Johnson (1914 - 1990)*
  Mary Gunter Nelson (1916 - 2009)
  Charles F. Gunter (1918 - 2006)*
  Beulah M. Gunter Hanson (1920 - 2007)*
*Calculated relationship
Odd Fellows Cemetery
Hamilton County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Craig Thweatt
Record added: Feb 11, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33761639
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Mary family and friends are still thinking of you still even 5 years later.
- Craig Thweatt
 Added: Feb. 12, 2014

- DebRob
 Added: Nov. 6, 2012
You are deeply missed, but we know you and dad are with Jesus now. You are no longer blind or crippled and you have no pain.
- Nancy
 Added: Mar. 9, 2009
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