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Nelva L. Wilson

October 1, 1922 - June 11, 2018

COLUMBUS, OHIO – Nelva L. Wilson, 95, formerly of Muncie, passed away on Monday morning, June 11, 2018 at Wesley Glen Assisted Living in Columbus, OH.
She was born on October 17, 1922 in Knob Hill, Tennessee, the daughter of Charles D. and Maude (Brantley) Miller and attended Grimsley and Banner Springs Sc…READ MORE

COLUMBUS, OHIO – Nelva L. Wilson, 95, formerly of Muncie, passed away on Monday morning, June 11, 2018 at Wesley Glen Assisted Living in Columbus, OH.
She was born on October 17, 1922 in Knob Hill, Tennessee, the daughter of Charles D. and Maude (Brantley) Miller and attended Grimsley and Banner Springs Schools in Tennessee. In April, 1940, she married Willie “Lee” Wilson in Jamestown, Tennessee.
She owned and operated Nelva’s Hair Fashion for 28 years until her retirement in 1983. She was a former member of East 16th Street Church of God and current member of North Broadway United Methodist Church in Columbus, OH. Along with her husband Lee, she wintered for 20 years in Rockledge, Florida, where she attended Community Church of God in Melbourne, FL.
Nelva loved to sing, especially in the church choir, loved to cook, make pies, garden and tend her flowers, enjoyed hiking and traveling with her husband.
Surviving are one son, Jerry L. Wilson (wife, Susan) of Yorktown; one daughter, Loretta W. Nicholson of Lancaster, OH; four grandchildren, Brian Wilson (wife, Chris) of Tega Cay, SC, Terry Wilson (Missy Walls) of Muncie, Sherry Strohl (husband, Tod) of Tega Cay, SC and Laura Nicholson of Lancaster, OH; many great-grandchildren; two brothers, Carl Miller of Muncie and Bud Dossett (wife, Judy) of Yorktown; two sisters, Betty Cole and Joyce Brown of Muncie.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Lee Wilson of 60 years on July 28, 2000; her daughter, Jill E. Wilson on July 20, 2008; grandson, Scott Alva; son-in-law, Robert Nicholson; one brother, Olen Miller and one sister, Imo Jean Gooney.
Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, June 15, 2018 at The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel with Pastor Ben Lang officiating. Burial will be follow in Elm Ridge Cemetery.
Family and friends may call at The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. on Friday, June 15, 2018.
Memorial contributions may be made to IU Health Ball Memorial Hospice, 2401 W. University, Muncie, IN 47303.
Online condolences may be directed to the family at www.meeksmortuary.com

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Visitation Information

Date: Friday, June 15, 2018

Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel

Address:

415 East Washington Street
Muncie, Indiana 47305


Service Information

Date: Friday, June 15, 2018

Time: 2:00 pm

The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel

Address:

415 East Washington Street
Muncie, Indiana 47305


Cemetery Information

Date: Friday, June 15, 2018

Elm Ridge Cemetery

Address:

4600 W. Kilgore Avenue
Muncie, IN 47304


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