Nellie Jean (Welling) Lousha Jenkins

| November 1, 2021

Nellie Jean (Welling) Lousha Jenkins, age 82, of Coshocton, passed away on Tuesday, October 26, 2021. She was born on September 6, 1939 in Coshocton, to the late Fred and Louisha (Wilson) Welling.

Nellie was a Nurses Aid for many years and then worked at Ohio Fabricators as a Foreman before retiring. She loved playing Bingo, going line dancing and square dancing and enjoyed playing computer games.

She is survived by her daughter, Rebecca “Becky” Shaneyfelt of Coshocton, three grandsons, Chad Lousha, Michael Shaneyfeltt and Brad Shaneyfelt; several great-grandchildren, and two nieces, Amanda and Heather Lousha.

Along with her parents, Nellie is preceded in death by her infant daughter, Iva Jean Lousha, two sons, Billy Joe and Tim Lousha; two sisters, Colleen Vanastyne and Winifred Alberta Vanastyne, two nephews, Fred and Joe Vanastyne and her first husband, William James Lousha.

Calling hours will be held on Friday, October 29, 2021 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Given-Dawson-Paisley Funeral Home.

For those who wish, memorial donations may be made in Nellie’s name to the charity of your choice.

An online memorial can be viewed at

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