Services for Sherry Nelson, 18, of Melba, who died Sunday,
Nov. 15, at Denver from injuries sustained in an airplane
crash, will be held at p.m. Friday at the Alsip Funeral
Pastor David Whitcomb
of the Melba Friends Church and Jim Potter, principal of
Melba High School, will officiate. Burial will follow
at the Melba Cemetery.
Miss Nelson was
born Oct. 30, 1969, at Nampa, to Danny and Marty Nelson.
She was reared and educated in Melba and was a senior at
Melba High School at the time of her death.
During her high school years, she was a member of the Future
Farmers of America, a varsity cheerleader, played on the
varsity girls volleyball and softball teams and served as
student council historian.
survived by her parents of Melba; two brothers, Kenny and
Darren Nelson, both at home; paternal grandfather, Lester B.
Nelson of Nampa; and maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs.
C.O. Oxley of Oakland, Ore.
preceded in death by her paternal grandmother, Marie B.
Nelson, and maternal grandfather, H.L. Minga.
Memorials may be made to the Melba FFA Chapter, in care of
Melba High School, P.O. Box 185, Melba, 83641; or flowers
may be sent.