February 17, 1990
VIRGINIA C. NELSON
HAMPTON – Virginia Cash Nelson, 72, died Friday, Feb. 16, in Sentara Hampton General Hospital.
Mrs. Nelson was a Petersburg native and a Peninsula resident for 55 years.
She retired as a bookkeeper from Hampton Hydronics in 1979 and was past president of the Hampton Business Women’s Club.
She was a Methodist.
Survivors include her husband, Edward Douglas Nelson; three sisters, Margaret C. Sabo of Hampton, Pauline C. Colvin of Newport News and Helen C. Brinkmann of Houston, Texas; one brother, Hardy W. Cash of Hampton.
A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday in Parklawn Memorial Park by the Rev. Donald Cavey.
The family will receive friends from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday at the R. Hayden Smith Funeral Home.
The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to American Lung Association, 11116 Jefferson Ave., Newport News 23601, or American Cancer Society, 618-C J. Clyde Morris Blvd., Newport News 23601.