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Heather Diane Nelson

May 16, 1973 — January 13, 2023

Biloxi

Heather Diane Nelson, age 49, of Biloxi, passed away on Friday, January 13, 2023, in Gulfport.

Heather was a resident of the Gulf Coast for over 45 years. She was born in Kansas City, MO, on May 16, 1973, to John D. Travelbee and Carol Ruth Daniels. Heather was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Gulfport. She enjoyed Mardi Gras and was also a member of the Southernettes Carnival Associates. She worked in the accounting business office at Memorial Hospital Gulfport.  

 

She was preceded in death by her sister, Julie Ann Travelbee; and son, Aaron Charles Nelson.

 

Heather is survived by her husband of 29 years, Eric Nelson; daughters, Emily (Christopher) Garland and Melanie Nelson; parents, John and Carol Travelbee; sister, Debbie (Jesse) Dupree; and brother, John David (Brenda) Travelbee.

 

A memorial service will be held at 6:00 PM on Friday, January 20, 2023, at Bradford-O’Keefe Funeral Home, 675 Howard Ave, Biloxi, MS. Friends may visit an hour prior. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Go FundMe created for Heather Nelson (strong mom). Those wishing to donate blood can also do so in Heather's name. For those in attendance, Heather's daughters have asked that friends and family do not wear black.

 

Bradford-O’Keefe Funeral Home is honored to serve the family and friends of Heather Diane Nelson.  

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Friday, January 20, 2023

5:00 - 6:00pm (Central time)

Bradford-O'Keefe Funeral Home - Howard Avenue

675 Howard Avenue, Biloxi, MS 39530

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Friday, January 20, 2023

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Bradford O'Keefe Funeral Home - Howard Avenue

675 Howard Ave, Biloxi, MS 39530

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