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Obituary for Melissa Ann Nelson

Melissa Ann Nelson

July 24, 1975 - January 20, 2016

Melissa Ann Nelson of West Haven passed away from Melanoma Cancer after a courageous three year battle. She fought every day for living her life.


She was born in Newton, Iowa and moved to Utah when she was about one year old. She attended Pioneer Elementary, Wahlquist Junior High School and Weber High School.


The one love of her life was her son, Hunter Brand Hilton.


She is survived by Hunter; mother, Carol Nelson; stepfather, Dennis Dickamore, three brothers and two sisters, Daniel Eugene Nelson; Kenneth Ray Nelson; Michael Edwin Nelson; Karen Sue Brown and Christina Lomax and many nieces and nephews. She is also survived by her very special love, Shon Kirby who had helped her through her many trials.


She is preceded in death by her sister, Denise Dianne who was willing to take her hand through eternity. Also preceding her were grandparents, Herbert Yockey and Frances Yockey.


Her one passion was attending motocross with her five favorite guys. She was always there to cheer them on.


Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, January 23, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. at Leavitt’s Mortuary, 836 36th Street, Ogden, Utah.


Friends may visit with the family prior to services from 1:00 to 1:45 p.m.


Interment West Weber Cemetery, 4699 West 1000 North, West Weber, Utah.


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Service Schedule

Visitation Information

Date: Saturday, January 23, 2016

Time: 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm

Leavitt's Mortuary


836 36th Street , , Ogden, UT, 84403

Service Information

Date: Saturday, January 23, 2016

Time: 2:00 pm -

Leavitt's Mortuary


836 36th Street , , Ogden, UT, 84403

Cemetery Information

Date: Saturday, January 23, 2016

West Weber Cemetery


4699 West 1000 Morth, , West Weber, UT,

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Born: July 24, 1975
Died: January 20, 2016

Condolences for Melissa Ann Nelson

Melanie Strong posted on 1/23/16

I'm so sorry for your loss Hunter know how much your mother loved you and carry it with you always! I will be here if you need me Hunter!! I will love you and miss you forever Melissa


Jessica Voigt posted on 1/23/16

My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time. I love all of you!


Ellaine posted on 1/23/16

I'm so sorry about Melissa's passing. What a ray of beautiful light she is. So strong and she is a fighter! I have so much admiration for her and her knowledge to help others with this horrible disease. My condolences to her family and friends. Heaven gained another beautiful angel. God bless all of you.


Steve and Vickie Watkins posted on 1/23/16

We are deeply sorry for your loss.