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Sally Y. (McKee) Nelson

May 21, 1935 ~ December 18, 2020 (age 85)



                COSHOCTON- Sally Yavonne (McKee) Nelson, 85, passed away Friday, December 18, 2020 at her residence.

                She was born May 21, 1935 in Coshocton to the late Paul P. and Geneva E. (Hawkins) McKee. She married James W. Nelson on June 9, 1953, who preceded her in death on June 9, 2014. She was a member of Prairie Chapel United Methodist Church.

                Sally enjoyed flower gardening, cooking & baking, and making grave saddles for family and friends. She loved to baby-sit, especially her grandchildren. Being around family and going shopping were always her favorite ways to spend time.

                She is survived by three children, Steve (Beth) Nelson of Coshocton, Mark (Leslie) Nelson of Warsaw, and Marcia (David) Williamson of Warsaw; her grandchildren, Justin (Lindsey) Nelson, Alex Nelson, Paige Comston, and Elaine (Dalton) Dennings; four great-grandchildren, Kristyn & Kileigh Comston, Colt Dennings, and Calvin Nelson; a brother, John (Judy) McKee; and two brothers-in-law, Gary Watson of Coshocton, and Jerry Bowman of Coshocton.

                In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Kathy Jo Nelson; and four sisters, Donna Bowman, Kay (Darold) Miller, Rita Watson, and Phyllis Ann McKee.

                A private graveside service will take place at Prairie Chapel Cemetery, where Sally & James will both be laid to rest. The Fischer Funeral Home in Warsaw is handling arrangements.

                Memorial donations may be made to Hopewell School, 23720 Airport Rd. Coshocton, OH 43812; or to Interim Hospice, 499 S 2nd St. Coshocton, OH 43812.

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Private Committal

Prairie Chapel Cemetery
45494 CR 23
Coshocton, OH 43812

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