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Beatrice Rebecca Greathouse Nelson

Place of Service
Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home
Arbovale, WV

Time of Service
1:00 pm
Sunday, August 5, 2012

Place of Visitation
Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home
Arbovale WV

Time of Visitation
11:00 am until 1:00 pm
Sunday, August 5, 2012

Tingler Cemetery
Circleville, WV

Beatrice Rebecca Greathouse Nelson

Feb. 5, 1934 - Aug. 1, 2012

Beatrice Rebecca Greathouse Nelson, 78, of Baker, WV, passed away Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at Hospice Care Regional Inpatient Center in Elkins, WV.

Born February 5, 1934 at Frank, she was a daughter of the late Guy Ervil and Sallie Edith Lambert Greathouse.

She was of the Presbyterian Faith and was a former employee of Hanover Shoe Company.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Wilbur Harold Nelson, Sr.; a daughter, Rhonda Lee Nelson Brewster; a son, Wilbur Harold Nelson, Jr.; and a sister, Twila Greathouse.

Survivors include daughters, Sandra K. Nelson of Elkins, WV, Crystal D. Nelson of Harrisonburg, VA and
Johnnie C. Nelson and companion Brent Lee Heishman of Baker, WV; sisters, Betty Tingler of Cherry Grove, WV, Linda Arbogast of Cherry Grove, WV and Patty Bennett of Marlinton, WV; brothers, Johnny Greathouse of Durbin, WV and Tommy Greathouse of Bartow, WV; 3 granddaughters, 3 grandsons, 8 great-granddaughters, 1 great-grandson, and 2 step-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 1:00 pm Sunday, August 5, 2012 at Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Arbovale, with Rev. David Rittenhouse officiating. Burial will follow at Tingler Cemetery, Circleville.

Friends may call from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm Sunday at the Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Arbovale.

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  • mary vandevander
    Aug. 23, 2012

    Johnnie & Crystal and family.  My thoughts and prayers are with you every day.  Your mom was like no other. She was one of the sweetest, kindest person on earth. Never a bad word to say about any one.  We all know she has already recieved her wings and is watching over all of us. Hang on to that thought and all your memories of her.  Sorry I did'nt make it to the funeral but sure was thinking of you. your friend always.

  • Denese Harold
    Aug. 3, 2012

    My thoughts and prayers are with all of you! I worked with Beatrice and she was a very sweet lady. I will always remember her.

  • Raymond and Elizabeth Snapp
    Aug. 3, 2012

    Johnnie, Brent, and family,
      Our sympathy goes out to you as your loved one passes from here to There. 
        Raymond and Liz

  • Karen (Sites) Ours
    Aug. 2, 2012

    Your family is in our thoughts and prayers, Beatrice was a very kind and sweet lady.

  • Sandra Floyd
    Aug. 1, 2012

    Very sorry for your loss of such a beautiful lady. May God's love surround you with strength and endurance, and His spirit give your hearts the comfort, peace, rest, and joy you long for. 

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