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Shirley (Richards) Nelson

Posted 2009-08-08 by Pat Wilson
The Arizona Republic, Phoenix, Arizona
February 8, 2004

Shirley Nelson of Chandler passed away February 1, 2004. Born Shirley Mae Richards on November 13, 1927 in Strong City, Kansas, she was the daughter of Otis N. Richards and Alice Louise Rider.

She married Donald E. Nelson on April 2, 1947 in Topeka, Kansas. They moved their family to Arizona in 1961.

Twins Donald A. Nelson and Donna A. Nelson Murphy survive their mother and father. Shirley was the grandmother of four and great grandmother of 3.

Private services will be held later this month. Contributions may be made in her memory to Hospice of the Valley, 1510 E. Flower St., Phoenix, AZ.

See Also: Paradise Memorial Gardens Cemetery

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