Mary E. Nelson, 80

Mary E. Nelson, 80, of Millsboro, died Friday, Dec. 1, 2006.

Nelson was a member of Friendship Methodist Church Millsboro. She sang in the church choir. She loved to go out to dinner and do needle work. She retired from Townsend’s Inc. after 20 years of service and started her own day-care service.

She is survived by her children, James Finney and wife Ethel; Joanne Thompson and husband Dennis; Robert Mannings and wife Yong; Simon Mannings; sisters, Jennie Hitchens and Blanche Miller; 10 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and sister-in-law, Sarah Harmon. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Harry Nelson, in 1985.

Funeral services were scheduled for Friday, Dec. 8, 2006, at Friendship Methodist Church Millsboro, at noon. Friends may call Thursday, Dec. 7, 2006, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Watson Funeral Home, 211 Washington St., Millsboro. Interment will be at Harmony Cemetery, Millsboro.