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Mrs. Ruth Nelson

Obituary for Mrs. Ruth Nelson

June 24, 1952 - March 17, 2021
Murray, Kentucky | Age 68


Mrs. Ruth Nelson, age 68, of Murray, Kentucky, died on Wednesday, March 17, 2021, at her home.

Mrs. Nelson was born June 24, 1952, in Murray, Kentucky to the late Henry Dixon and Lena Mae Vines Dixon. Ruth was a retired waitress and cook, having worked at Martha's and Rudy's. She was of the Christian faith.

In addition to her parents, Ruth was preceded in death by her husband, William Don Nelson; two sisters, Louise Dixon and Iva Nell Duncan; and by four brothers, Charles Rye, Willie Dixon, Tommy Dixon and James Dixon.

Survivors include three sons, Randall Hill and wife Gina of Murray, Kentucky, Rodney Hill and wife Sherina of Dexter, Kentucky, and Chris Drew and wife Ruth Ann of Murray, Kentucky; two daughters, Shannon Parker and husband Benjie of Hazel, Kentucky and Tricia Nelson of Murray, Kentucky; eleven grandchildren, Chelsea Henson, Shane Lowe, Hunter Lowe, Preston Hill, Kelsey Mason, Eli Hill, Paige Drew, Emily Drew, Maggie Drew, Ellen Rose Drew, and Ragan Nelson; four great grandchildren, Rowan Henson, Ellie Mason, Easton Mason and A.J. Mason; as well as a niece, Diana Spiller and husband Russ of Dexter, Kentucky; and extended family in Ohio.

A funeral service for Ruth will be held at 1:00 p.m., Sunday, March 21, 2021, at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home & Cremation Services. Kevin Jones will officiate, and burial will follow in the Palestine Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 11a.m. till 1 p.m. Sunday, March 21, 2021, at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home & Cremation Services.

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Murray, KY 42071
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