Carol (Consla) Nelson, age 73, of Ft. Myers, FL and formerly of Greenville, passed away Monday morning, September 4, 2017 in Hope Hospice, Lehigh Acres, FL. 

She was born in Meadville, PA on July 14, 1944 to Archie and Natalie (Natcher) Consla.  She was a 1962 graduate of Pymatuning Joint High School and on July 7, 1961 she married Raymond A. Nelson. 

Carol had been employed for many years as a Sales Clerk at the former Dickson's Clothing in Greenville.  She was a member of Crossroads Christian Fellowship Church.  Carol enjoyed bowling, roller skating, shuffle board, playing bingo, euchre and oil painting.  Since 2004, Carol and Ray have enjoyed spending winter months in Florida and summer months in Greenville and in August of 2014 they became permanent residents of Florida. 

In addition to her husband she is survived by two children; Raymond A. Nelson, Jr. and his wife Darla of Birchwood, TN and Valerie Courtney and her husband Matt of Adamsville, three grandchildren; Ronald Hunt, Jr. of Transfer, Ranee Durst and her husband Steve of Naples, FL and Lindsay Nelson of Camp LeJune, NC,  a sister; Donna Vansickle of Greenville and many nieces and nephews. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, her stepmother, Joyce Cosla, a sister; Karen Heffern and an infant sister Joanne Consla.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hope Hospice, 1201 Wings Way, Lehigh Acres, FL 33936 or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.



  1. Judith & Clair Beilstein, Jill Beilstein & Ronald Pfaff Judith & Clair Beilstein, Jill Beilstein & Ronald Pfaff
    September 6, 2017    

    We are sorry for your loss. God be with you & your family through these hard times.

  2. Arleta and Doug Arleta and Doug
    September 7, 2017    

    Doug and I are blessed to have known Carol and Ray; Carol was such a lovely and beautiful lady. We will miss her dearly, but we know she is in a better place now. We are happy she will never have to suffer again. God has a greater place for her and that is where she would want to be. God bless you, Ray for the loving way you took care of her to the end.

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