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Nelson, Betty Jean
LAST: Nelson FIRST: Betty MID: Jean
BORN: 29 Sep 1929 DIED: 18 Apr 2008 BURIED: 
BIRTH PLACE:  Marion, Marion Co., Oregon
DEATH PLACE: Salem, Marion Co., Oregon
1930 OR CENSUS - Betty Jean Davidson, age 6 months, b. Oregon, is enumerated with mother Ellen , married, age 16, b. Oregon. 
SALEM - Betty Jean Nelson, 78, passed away on April 18, 2008, at Salem Hospital. Mrs. Nelson was born in Marion, Oregon, on September 29, 1929, to the late Ellen Christensen-Trask and Herschel "Skeet" W. Davidson, both of Marion, Oregon.
Her husband of 37 years, Chester Gordon Nelson, died in 1991 of heart failure. She was a fan of Dale Earnhardt, Jr., and enjoyed watching his car races. She also enjoyed watching her favorite football team, the Oakland Raiders.
Mrs. Nelson retired from Salem Hospital after 40 years of service. Betty was a CNA and worked in the Labor and Delivery unit and the remainder of her years in the neurology unit.
Mrs. Nelson is survived by four children, Terry, Lou, Stan, and Angie; sisters, Dolly and Theo; 9 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; and 1 great-great-grandchild.
The viewing will be held from 2 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday, April 23 and 24 at Virgil T. Golden Funeral Service.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, April 25, at Virgil T. Golden Funeral Service, 605 Commercial Street SE, in Salem, and interment will be at the Marion Friends Cemetery in Marion, Oregon. Memorial contributions can be made to the American Lung Association.
Oregon Statesman  23 Apr 2008
1930 OR CENSUS (Marion Co., Marion, ED 39, sheet 1A)
OS 23 Apr 2008

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