Ethel Nelson

Ethel “Dolly” Nelson, 81, of Irondale, OH, passed away at her home on Sunday, July 13, 2014.

A daughter to the late Earl and Bernice (Wiles) Tice, she was born in Irondale on December 24, 1932. She lived her entire life in this area.

Mrs. Nelson was preceded in death by her husband, Carl E. Nelson, on May 19, 2013. They married on May 1, 1949.

She is survived by two daughters, Myra Striker and her husband, Charles, of Richmond, OH, and Tina Schoolcraft and her husband, David, of Irondale, OH; a stepson, Paul M. Nelson and his wife, Cindy, of Chester, WV; one brother, Larry Tice and his wife, Betty, of Irondale, OH; and five grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a brother, James R. Tice, and a sister, Betty Reapp.

Services will be held at the Wellsville Chapel of the Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Homes on Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 11 a.m. with Pastor Dan Crowe of Irondale United Methodist Church officiating. Burial will follow in the Hammondsville Cemetery.

Family will be present to receive friends at the Wellsville Chapel on Wednesday, July 16, 2014, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m.

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