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Obituary for Donna Nelson

Donna Nelson
Donna Sue Nelson of Salem passed away Wednesday, May 30, 2018.

She was born a daughter of the late Basil Robert Nelson and Elizabeth Atlee Cravens in Kanawha, West Virginia.

In addition to her parents, Donna was preceded in death by a son, Larry “Joe” Kappa.

She is survived by a son, R.K. Mitchem, Jr.; brother, Derek Nelson; grandchildren, Ryan Linkenhoker, Ashton Thompson, Jasmyn Gordon, Alora Kappa; great-granddaughter, Alydia Thompson; and many nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be conducted Friday, June 8, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. from the chapel of John M. Oakey & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Roy Kanode officiating.

The family will receive friends two hours prior to the service beginning at 12:00 p.m.

Online condolences may be expressed by visiting www.johnmoakey.com.
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