Nelsonia Rose Gilson, 60, of 56 Outlaw Lane, Corapeake, NC died Thursday, October 25, 2018 at Sentara Obici Hospital in Suffolk, VA. She was born October 6, 1958 in Claremont, NH to the late Ray H. Gilson and Ilene A. Bean. She was a medical records clerk. She was kind, outgoing, lit up a room and loved her family dearly. She was like a Mom to all, loved animals, cooking, rock and roll music, camping and puzzles. She kept life simple and her easy-going approach was appreciated by all who know and loved her.
She is survived by her daughter, Nicole Gilson (John Taylor) of Corapeake; four grandchildren, Skylar Brown, Aiden Taylor, Kara Taylor and Brandyn Taylor; a sister, Ilene Rae DeChurch (Jim) of Corapeake; a brother, Ray Plummer (Cathy) of UT; and Nicole’s father, Lyle Gardner.
A memorial service will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, November 2, 2018 at Community Church, Western Branch Chapel, 1935 Jolliff Road, Chesapeake, VA 23321, VA with Pastor Sam Powell officiating. Reception to follow the service. Twiford Funeral Home, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is assisting the Gilson family. Online memorial condolences may be sent to the family at http://www.TwifordFH.com.