Obituaries 05/02/19

Elizabeth “Libbie” Nelson

BRUCE – Elizabeth Kay (Libbie) Nelson, age 64, of Bruce, died Saturday, April 20, 2019 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford. She was born May 9, 1954 in Clarksdale to the late Henry and Louise (Hester) Province and worked as a Certified Nursing Assistant. She enjoyed doing different kinds of puzzles, wrestling, and game shows. Her grandchildren were the highlight of her life

Visitation was held Wednesday, April 24, at First United Pentecostal Church from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. with services following. Bro. Charles Compton officiated. Burial was in the church cemetery.

Libbie is survived by her husband, Shane Nelson of Bruce; one son, Steven Baker of Water Valley; one sister, Billie Province; one brother, Henry Province; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; one daughter-in-law, Denise Baker; and her best friend, Linda Hodge.

Along with her parents, Libbie was preceded in death by one son, William Baker. 

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