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Grace Evelyn Nelson

December 21, 1929 — November 17, 2022

French Lick

 

Grace Evelyn (Harrison) Nelson, 92, of French Lick, Indiana, entered into eternal rest on November 17th, 2022 at her home in Autumn Trace Attica Assisted Living in Attica, Indiana.

She was born in Orange County, Indiana on December 21st, 1929 to Clarence Ralph and Mary Francis (Stoner) Harrison.

Grace married Raymond Kearby on June 18th, 1949, who preceded her in death on October 8th, 1975. She later married Rev. Dennis Nelson in February of 1981, and he preceded her in death on July 5th, 2017.

She was also preceded in death by her Parents, (3) Brothers – Ralph (Bud), Jim, and Bobby Gene Harrison; 
(1) Sister – Rosemary Stone; and one Step-son – Tim Nelson.

Grace loved the Lord and was always very active in her local church.  She faithfully served for many years as a children’s minister and song leader at the French Lick Pilgrim Holiness Church, Crystal Community Church, and Highland Chapel.  She graduated from French Lick High School in 1948 and worked for 40 years at the Springs Valley Corporation Shoe Factory.  Grace enjoyed playing the piano, sewing quilts and clothing for family and friends, gardening and visiting and praying for the sick.

She is survived by:

(1) Son – Ronald (Terri) Kearby of Williamsport, Indiana

(3) Brothers – John Henry Harrison of French Lick, Indiana
                         David (Lucy) Harrison of Dubois, Indiana
                         Donald (Cheryl) Harrison of French Lick, Indiana

(1) Step-Daughter – Exzelia (Gerald) Montgomery of Shoals, Indiana

(1) Step-Daughter-in-law - Rexanna Nelson of French Lick, Indiana

(1) Step-Son – Gerald (Vicki) Nelson of French Lick, Indiana

(3) Grandchildren        (7) Great-Grandchildren

(7) Step-Grandchildren    (17) Step-Great-Grandchildren    (6) Step-Great-Great-Grandchildren 

 
        
FUNERAL CEREMONY
A Funeral Ceremony will be conducted by Bro. Gerald Montgomery on Monday, November 21st, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. 
at Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home with burial to follow at Ames Chapel Cemetery.

VISITATION
Visitation will be on Monday, November 21st, 2022 from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service at the funeral home.


Arrangements are in the care of Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Service in French Lick, Indiana 47432. Condolences may be made on our Facebook page at Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home or at our website – www.brosmer-kemplefuneralhome.com

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