A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, March 15, 2013, at 1 p.m., at the Gridley-Biggs Cemetery for Stella Virginia (Triplett) Nelson, 80, of Gridley. Stella passed away on March 9, 2013,in Chico.
Stella was born on July 17, 1932.
She was a long time resident of Gridley, having worked many years at Casa Lupe Restaurant. She loved her family and enjoyed flower gardening.
Stella was preceded in death by her husband Jim Nelson, one son Michael Nelson, one grandson, Mike Faulkner.
She is survived by two daughters: Sand Avants, of Oroville and Shirley Nelson, of Montana; one brother, JC Triplett; one sister, Elsie Pringle; two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Pastor Rick Cunningham of the First Baptist Church will officiate the Memorial Service.
Family suggests donations to the Kiwanis Family House at US Davis, 2875 50th Street, Sacramento, California 95817.
Arrangements are entrusted to Gridley-Block Funeral Chapel.