|Birth: ||Jan. 27, 1910|
|Death: ||Mar. 11, 2006|
Mrs. Ruth Jennie Nelson, age 96, passed away on Saturday evening, March 11, 2006.
She was born in St. Helen's, Michigan, on January 27, 1910, to the late Ford and Martha (Nowak) Middleton.
For most of her life, she lived in St. Clair, Michigan, moving to Carrollton, GA in 2002.
She was a devoted wife and mother, an excellent seamstress, and an avid bridge player.
While living in Michigan, she served several years as a clown for the Red Cross. She was a member of the First Congregational Church, St. Clair, Michigan, and also attended Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church while living in Carrollton. Her family and friends will treasure the memory of her vivacious personality and her great sense of humor.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry Jacob Nelson, in 1975.
Surviving are her children and spouses, Richard (Coralee) Nelson of Marine City, Michigan, Eugene Roger (Marlene) Nelson of Graeagle, California, Denise (Robert) Brown of Riverside, California and Robert (Carol) Nelson of Carrollton. Also surviving are 22 grandchildren, 29 greatgrandchildren, two great greatgrandchildren; one sister, and two brothers.
She was preceded in death by two sisters and four brothers.
There was a visitation at Almon Funeral Home in Carrollton on Tuesday, March 14, 2006 from 6 to 8 p.m., followed by recitation of the Rosary.
The funeral will be Saturday, March 18, from the First Congregational Church, St. Clair, Michigan, at 2 p.m., with visitation at the church preceding the service beginning at 12 p.m.
Interment will be in Hillside Cemetery, St. Clair, Michigan.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the Michigan State Police Fallen Trooper Memorial, Attn: Capt. Gene Hoekwater, Michigan State Police Training Division, 7426 North Canal Road, Lansing, MI 48913.
Ford Middleton (1887 - 1966)
Martha Nowak Middleton (1891 - 1973)
Robert Ford Nelson (1946 - 2015)*
Ruth Jennie Middleton Nelson (1910 - 2006)
Adeline Middleton Reed (1911 - 1993)*
Clayton William Middleton (1912 - 1983)*
Mary Irene Middleton Jacek (1914 - 1999)*
Ethel Marguertie Middleton (1915 - 1918)*
Bessie Middleton Ribble (1920 - 2015)*
Harold Ford Middleton (1922 - 2000)*
John H. Middleton (1924 - 2006)*
James Anthony Nadeau (1929 - 2004)*
St. Clair County
Created by: Kim Koper♥Davis ...
Record added: Mar 15, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13627026