Monday, July 16, 2012

Mary Ellen Nelson, 92, of Papillion Manor, 610 S. Polk St, Papillion, Nebraska formerly of Emporium died at Papillion Manor, Papillion, Nebraska Wednesday (July 11, 2012) evening.

She was born May 12, 1920 in Kersey a daughter of the late James and Ethel Edwards Huston. On July 8, 1961 she married the late Lamont Irwin Nelson.

Mrs. Nelson lived in Emporium most of her life and lived at Silver Creek Terrace in St Marys PA for 5 years, before becoming ill. In June she came to Nebraska to be cared for by her daughter and finished her life in Papillion Manor in Nebraska in the loving care of her daughter and grandchildren. She was the first in her family to graduate from high school. Mary worked for over 20 years at Sylvania. She was a member of the Christian and Missionary Alliance Church in Emporium where she served many years as a Sunday school teacher and Deaconess.

Daughter: Marjorie and her husband Colonel Randy Davis, Papillion, NE
3 Grandchildren Patrick, Kaitlin & Jennifer Davis
Sister: Betty, Mrs. James Morean, St. Marys
Preceded in Death By
Parents: James and Ethel Edwards Huston
Husband: Lamont Irwin Nelson who died Feb. 10, 1980
5 Sisters: Mildred Hunter, Dorothy Mertz, Stella, Elsie and Margaret Huston
4 Brothers: Norman, Thomas, Francis and Edward Huston
There will be No Visitation. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Funeral Service  at the Christian & Missionary Alliance Church Sizerville Road, Emporium on Monday, (July 23, 2012) at 11:00 AM with Rev. Mark Conklin, Pastor, officiating.
Burial will be in the Newton Cemetery, Emporium.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Christian & Missionary Alliance Church, 404 Pine Street, Emporium, PA 15834 or to

Online Condolences may be placed at

BARNETT FUNERAL HOME, Inc. entrusted with arrangements.

Thursday, July 5, 2012