FORBES, Nelle Thelma “Bookie”

FORBES, Nelle Thelma “Bookie,” of Bellaire, OH, died August 30, 2013.

Nelle was born July 30, 1919, the last surviving of six children born to William and Elizabeth Marling Burkhardt.

After earning her GED, Nelle graduated at age 50 from the Bellaire School of Nursing as a Licensed Practical Nurse. She was employed by the Ohio Valley Medical Center until her 1988 retirement.

She is survived by her daughter, Gay Forbes of Bellaire; grandchildren, David (Nellie) and Amanda Forbes; great-grandson, Tyler Forbes and niece, Susan Brown.

There will be no visitation or services,

Memorial contributions may be made to Nelle’s favorite charity the Belmont County Animal Rescue League, St. Clairsville, Ohio