Cumberland Times-News

Obituaries

July 3, 2014

GERTRUDE NELSON [Westernport]

— WESTERNPORT — Gertrude (Betty) Nelson, 90, of Westernport, died at Heartland of Keyser on Thursday, July 3, 2014 after an extended illness. She was born on Aug. 22, 1923 in Frostburg. She was the daughter of the late Edward D. Smith and Gertrude (Brady) Smith. Her husband, Robert F. Nelson and her son, Robert E. Nelson preceded her in death, as well as one grandson and one great-grandson.

She is survived by her sons, James T. Nelson of Fulton, Tenn., and William S. Nelson and wife Cindy of Westernport, and her daughters, Margaret (Peggy) Hawk and her husband James (Butch) of Mineral, Va., and Irene Pence and husband Gary of Luray, Va. She is also survived by nine grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren and several devoted cousins.

Betty was a member of Saint Peter’s Catholic Church in Westernport. She was a graduate of Central High School in Lonaconing, and attended Frostburg State College. She spent most of her life as a homemaker and did some substitute teaching at Bruce High School in Westernport. She had a lifelong interest in politics and loved discussions on current events. She enjoyed making quilts and doing needlework

In accordance with her wishes there will be no public visitation or funeral services.

The Fredlock Funeral Home in Piedmont, W.Va., has been entrusted with her arrangements.

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