February 13, 1963—October 30, 2017

Judy was an Elko native born to Louis and Leola Nelson on February 13, 1963. She graduated from Elko High in 1981 and went on to become a pharmacy technician at Elko General. Judy enjoyed crafting, gardening, outdoor activities and was a part of the local trap and skeet range. She found peace and comfort through her involvement in the church. Judy is survived by her son Derek (Erin) Nelson and granddaughter Cadence. Sisters; Beatrice (Donald) Noorda; Leola (Harold) Marshall; and brothers; Benny and Gerald Nelson. Judy was preceded in death by her son Jared Matys. The family is grateful for the care and support from loving friends and family through her long battle with health issues. Services will be held at Burns Funeral Home, at 10:00am, Friday, November 3, 2017.