Chessie Nelson

Chessie Lenora Heltsley Nelson, 95, of Hopkinsville, Kentucky, died Thursday, May 6, 2021 at Christian Health Center, Hopkinsville. Kentucky.

Graveside Services will be held on Monday, May 10, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. at Green Hill Memorial Gardens with Kevin Cavanah officiating. Visitation will be from 10:00-11:30 on Monday at the Hopkinsville Church of Christ. King’s Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

She was born in Dunmor, Kentucky on September 20, 1925 to the late G.H. and Arminda McPherson Heltsley.

Chessie worked for Borden’s Milk Company and was a member of the Hopkinsville Church of Christ.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Lloyd J. Nelson and three brothers, Clayton, Virgil and Glendel Heltsley.

Survivors include her step-daughter: Locinda Harris, Houston, Texas; brother: James Heltsley (Margaret), Hopkinsville, Kentucky; sister: Betty Lancaster (Charlie), Hopkinsville, Kentucky; two step-grandchildren.

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