Melba Hoffman Nelson
Melba Hoffman Nelson, 93, of Monticello, passed away on Thursday, March 26, 2020, at Lawrence County Nursing Center in Monticello. Melba was born April 26, 1926, in Oak Grove, La., to John Stanton and Nora Wooten Hoffman.
Memorial services will be held at a later date.
Melba was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend. She was a long-time member of New Hope Baptist Church in Monticello. Melba, along with her late husband Euel Nelson, were members of Campers on Mission volunteer missionary in the United States moving from Florida to Alaska doing mission work. They were active volunteers at Central Hills Baptist Retreat in Kosciusko.
Melba is survived by her grandson, Jason Nelson and wife Connie, of Smithdale; two great grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.
Those preceding her in death were her parents; husband, Euel Robert Nelson; son, Lawrence Howard Nelson; two brothers, and two sisters.
In lieu of flowers, her family requests donations be made to Central Hills Baptist Retreat 6377 Attala Road 4227. West, MS 39192.