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Opal Irene McKinney Nelson
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Birth: Jun. 9, 1908
Poplar Bluff
Butler County
Missouri, USA
Death: Dec. 18, 1999
Kitsap County
Washington, USA

Opal Irene McKinney Nelson

Birth: 9 JUN 1908 in Poplar Bluff, Butler Co, Missouri
Death: 18 DEC 1999 in Poulsbo, Kitsap Co, Washington
Burial: 21 DEC 1999 Hillcrest Memorial Park Cem, Bakersfield, Kern Co, California

Father: Hugh P. McKinney b: ABT 1888 in USA

Mother: Effie Evelyn Barton b: 18 AUG 1891 in Varner or Oxly, Ripley Co, Missouri

Marriage Willis Ivy Nelson b: 14 SEP 1899 in Lamont, Grant Co, Oklahoma
Married: 1 MAY 1924 in Santa Ana, Orange Co, California

Melvin Eugene "Gene" Nelson b: 17 NOV 1926 in Brea, Orange Co, California
Ronald Lee "Ron" Nelson

Opal McKinney Nelson
Opal Irene Nelson, 91, of Poulsbo died Dec. 18, 1999, at Martha & Mary Health Care Center in Poulsbo of breast cancer.

She was born June 9, 1908, in Poplar Bluff, Mo., to Hugh and Effie (Barton) McKinney. She grew up in Ventura County, Calif. She married Willis Nelson on May 1, 1924, in Santa Ana, Calif. He preceded her in death in 1991.

Survivors include one son, Ronald of Port Ludlow; three grandchildren in California and four in Washington; nine great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. She also was preceded in death by a son, Melvin "Gene," in 1987; one brother, Paul McKinney; and one sister, Edna (Glimpse) Varner. At her request, there will be no services. Arrangements are under the direction of Miller-Woodlawn Funeral Home.Memorial donations may be made to the Audubon Society.

Obituary form Ancestry, provided by Chris Mills

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Family links: 
  Hugh P. McKinney (1887 - 1967)
  Effie Evelyn Barton McKinney (1891 - 1966)
  Willis Ivy Nelson (1899 - 1991)
  Melvin Eugene Nelson (1926 - 1986)*
*Calculated relationship
Hillcrest Memorial Park
Kern County
California, USA
Plot: Garden of Peace, Lot 705, Space 4
Created by: Jim L. Nelson
Record added: Apr 18, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 35996756
Opal Irene <i>McKinney</i> Nelson
Added by: Jim L. Nelson
Opal Irene <i>McKinney</i> Nelson
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Opal Irene <i>McKinney</i> Nelson
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