Sally was a dental hygienist, owned and operated restaurants and started a division of women who traveled to sell advertisements for the General Telephone Company. In the mid 1960’s she became self-employed in health and fitness industry until her retirement at the age of 89. She’ll be missed dearly by all who knew and loved her.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Forest A. Nelson; sisters, Stella and Margaret; and brothers, John, Durmond, Henry (Hank), and Bill.
Sally is survived by her daughter, Penny Robichaux-Koontz and husband Dan of Chestnutridge, Missouri; son, Jon Nelson and wife Beverly of Houston, Texas; eight grandchildren; and 10 greatgrandchildren.
A memorial service will be held 2:00 pm Sunday, October 11, 2015, at Jacob’s House, Chestnutridge, Missouri. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to Jacob’s House, Inc. 4661 State Hwy 176 E., Chestnutridge, MO 65630, www.jacobshouse.org .