Margaret E. Nelson, 95, of Hillsboro, Illinois, formerly of Fillmore, Illinois, passed away Wednesday, May 1, 2019, at Montgomery Nursing & Rehab Ctr., Hillsboro, IL.
Services will be held at 3:00 PM, Sunday, May 5, 2019, at Fillmore Baptist Church, Fillmore, IL, with Pastor Myron Kirk and Mike Plummer, officiating. Burial will follow at Glendale Cemetery, Fillmore, IL. Visitation will be held from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM, Sunday, May 5, 2019, at the church. Memorials: Fillmore Baptist Church and/or Montgomery Nursing & Rehab Ctr. Activity Fund. Miller Funeral Home, Fillmore, IL, is in charge of arrangements. Online memories and condolences may be shared with the family at www. millerfh.net.
She was born December 11, 1923, in East Alton, IL, the daughter of Lee F. & E. Viola (Rader) Squires. Married Howard Harold Nelson on October 3, 1941, St. Charles, MO, he passed away April 8, 1995. She was a Homemaker; and member of Fillmore Baptist Church, Fillmore, IL.
She is survived by: Son - Bob Nelson & Bonnie, Fillmore, IL; Daughters - Mary Stewart & Dennis, Mulberry Grove, IL and Phyllis Schultz & Ed, Ramsey, IL; 11 Grandchildren; 17 Great Grandchildren, and 14 Great Great Grandchildren.
Preceded in death by: Parents; Husband; Brothers - Howard and Kenneth Squires; Sisters - Ruth Ash and Shirley Campbell; and 1 Grandson - Michael Nelson.