Verna Nelson passed away suddenly in Clearwater, B.C. on Saturday, January 5, 2008, after a lengthy illness. She was 62 years of age. Born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Verna is survived by her daughter, Cindy; sons, Lorne and Darrell; brother Keith Johnstone (Fran); sisters Alice Romeo, Esther Therres (Paul), Winnie Nelson (Bev); grandchildren Caila, Riley, Charli, Cherrise, Ricki, Cassidi, Cayci, Brady and Austin. Verna was predeceased by her mom and dad, Elvena and Riley Johnstone, her husband, Gordon Nelson, and her brother, Vern Johnstone.
Verna’s passion was playing bingo. She also loved the outdoors and enjoyed watching baseball games during the summer. She was an active member in TOPS. Her pride and joy, however, were her grandchildren; she loved spending time with each and every one other them. Her family was very special to Verna.
A Funeral Service for Verna Nelson was held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2008 at the Community Baptist Church in Clearwater, B.C. Interment followed at the Riverview Cemetery in Clearwater B.C. with friends and family invited to gather back at the church afterwards for refreshments. Funeral arrangements entrusted to North Thompson Funeral Services, Clearwater, B.C., V0E 1N0, telephone 674-3030.