Tribute to Elaine Nelson


Elaine Nelson


Jackson, Mississippi


Seventh Day Adventist


Robert Mitchell Garrett


Icie Chambliss


Thomas Clint Nelson


Three adult children: Caroly Joy Parmely, Susan (Sunie) Elaine Nelson, Tom Nelson. All children are college graduates and/or graduate degrees. There are two granddaughters; Stephanie M. Parmely,Ph.D and Alexis Keller, a third-grader and already an accomplished violinist.


Doris Bosarge, Bernice Henry, Michellene (Mickie) McKintosh Mackintosh.


Graduated with her B.S. Organizational Behavior, University of San Francisco at age 61; M.A. in Liberal Studies, Excelsior College online, majoring in history and religion received at 82.


Medical records work, first Tumor Registrar passing national exams in Fresno.


English/Scotch/Irish. Maternal and paternal ancestors came to Virginia in the early 17th century. Both ancestors descended from many of the crowned heads of England and Europe. Fascinating to study via in the internet.


Reading, studying, listening to The Teaching Company lectures, genealogical research via the internet to find ancestors and family.


Aside from sharing a legacy of positive thinking with her children, grandchildren and those she comes in contact with, Elaine enjoys lively debates and discussions. She has written over 13 letters to the editor of her local paper, leads a bible study at church where she also played the organ for over 15 years.


Political Philosophy: Substance over style; close watch on actions rather than words. Usually votes Democrat in presidential elections.