Linda Ileen Nelson, age 60, of Monett, Mo., passed away on Friday evening, March 30, 2012 at Cox-South Hospital in Springfield, Mo.
|Linda was born on Aug. 8, 1951 in Tonasket, Wash., the daughter of Roy Elmer Rise and Myrtle Ileen (Mohr) Rise. .|
Linda had worked for Jumping-Jack Shoes in Monett. She was of the Baptist faith.
|On June 28, 1974 in Endicott, Wash., Linda Rise and John W. Nelson were united in marriage. To this union, two children were born. Linda is survived by her husband, John, of the home; one son: Jonathan Nelson and wife, Brandy, of Mt. Vernon, Mo.; one daughter: Keysa Michelle Nelson and fiancée, Sean Michels, of Monett, Mo.; two brothers: Donald Rise and wife, Kitty, of Monett and Kevin Rise and wife, Jeanene, of Spokane, Wash.; two sisters: Susan Myers, of Monett, and Carolyn Wilson and husband, Monte, of Colfax, Wash.; five grandchildren; as well as a host of extended family and friends.||Linda was preceded in death by her parents, Roy and Myrtle Rise.|
|At her request, Linda has been taken for cremation. No formal services are planned at this time.||Arrangements are under the personal care and direction of Buchanan Funeral Home.|