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Floreita Ellis Boyd Nielsen

Services for Floreita Ellis Boyd Nielsen, of Brookhaven, are 2p.m. today, Feb. 3 at Brookhaven Funeral Home Chapel with burial inRamah Baptist Church Cemetery.

Mrs. Nielsen, 81, died Feb. 1, 2005, at King’s Daughters MedicalCenter. She was born in Pike County on June 7, 1923, to PressieBoyd and Flossie Smith Boyd. She was raised by Mr. and Mrs. CooperPepper in Bogue Chitto.

She was a former child care provider and homemaker. She was amember of the Women’s Auxiliary of V.F.W., and the Czech Club. Shewas a member of First Baptist Church, where she was active inSunday School.

Preceding her in death were her parents; and her sister, DorothyAvenmarg.

Survivors are her husband, Roy Nielsen, of Brookhaven; herdaughter, Alice Carolyn Nielsen, of Pearl; her son, Roy EarlNielsen, of Flowood; and her cousins, Wilma Porter and GladysRichardson.