Nelda R. Kenville, 75, of Limekiln Rd. entered eternal rest on November 2, 2018 with her family at her side.
Family and friends may call Thursday (Nov. 8) from 3 to 6 p.m. at Weeks-Keysor Funeral Home, 5 Phelps St., Lyons, where a funeral service will be held Friday (Nov. 9) at 11 am. Burial will be in South Lyons Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers please send donations to the Wayne County Nursing Home Resident Counsel in memory of Nelda, 1529 Nye Rd. Lyons, NY 14489.
Nelda was born on March 14, 1943 in Geneva, to Burnell and Helen (Jackson) Henson, living most of her life in Geneva or Phelps, Nelda attended school in Phelps. She worked for J.L. Hammett Co. in Lyons before starting her career as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA). Nelda worked as a CNA for The Lyons Restorium as well as for Newark Manor. She then went on to work for Wayne County Nursing Home for 30 years. Nelda was a lifelong care giver, taking care of many friends, relatives, and Nursing Home residents. She loved to read, ride motorcycles with her husband Robert, and vacation in the Adirondacks. Nelda’s grandchildren were the most important people in her life, and she was very proud of all of their accomplishments. Nelda made many friends over the years and was loved by many.
She is survived by her husband, Robert L. Kenville of 58 years; brother, Jim Henson of Newark; son, Dale (Ellen) Kenville of Lyons; daughters June (Bob) Sherman of Newark and Christine (Jude) Yadanza of South Sodus; grandchildren Josh (Bri), Laci (John), Graham, Kelly (Chris Oquenda), Matthew (Faith Wilson), Michael (Kelsey Sallade), Dani, Kayleigh, Keriann and Jessica; seven great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews.
Nelda was predeceased by her parents Burnell and Helen Henson; four sisters Roberta, Cindy, Laurie and Charlotte; mother and father-in-law Dorothy and Alphonse Kenville; and great-grandson, Diazen DeJesus Kenville.