Mary Lee ''Cookie'' Nel-son of Payson, Ariz., passed away Sept. 8, 2012.
Born Mary Lee Weborg on April 16, 1942, to Clair and Evelyn (Erickson) Weborg.
She married Robert ''Shaky'' Nelson on June 20, 1961, in Jamestown, and moved to Arizona in 1980.
She is preceded in death by her parents; a brother; and a son, Randy.
She was a loving and de-voted wife, mother, grand-mother, aunt, sister, sister-in-law and friend. She will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her. She loved like she hugged .... with all her might!
Mary is survived by her sons: Troy and his wife, Joi, who was her rock and Scott (Nisa): and her six wonder-ful grandchildren: Ryan, Christopher, Wesley, Ni-kole, Little Mary and Ran-dee; along with several lov-ing nieces and nephews: Dawn (Steve) Carutis of Westfield, N.Y., Danny Johnson of Randolph, N.Y., Tiffanie (Dan) Forster of Charlotte, N.C. and Kevin Erhard of Fletcher, N.C.
A graveside service will be held on Friday, Sept. 14, 2012, at Paradise Memorial Gardens, 9300 E. Shea Blvd, Scottsdale, AZ 85260.