Nellie Daniels

Nellie Jean Daniels


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Obituary of Nellie Jean Daniels

Nellie Jean Herbert Daniels

Olean, NY     Nellie Jean Herbert Daniels of 301 W. Henley St., Apt. 104, passed away on Sunday (June 3, 2018) in the comfort of her home with family after a lengthy illness.

Born December 10, 1940 in Osage, W. VA she was a daughter of Joseph and Rose Morrison Herbert, Sr.

Nellie was employed in various positions in the Olean public school system over the years.  She enjoyed bingo, cooking, crossword puzzles, family gatherings and R&B music.

She is survived by her children Sharlene Rose Daniels of Austin, TX and Gus Joseph Peterson, III of Olean; 3 grandchildren Theron L. Herbert of Austin, TX, Briah M. Peterson of Olean and Yukiko Ramadhan of Buffalo; 5 great grandchildren Adriana Herbert and Matthew Galindo, both of Austin, TX and Silas Maine, Elijah Childs and Luca Childs, all of Olean; a sister Martha Peterson of Phoenix, AZ and several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her parents and her siblings Mary Jackson, Joseph Herbert Jr., Bernice Galmer, Genevieve Ashraf and Wilma Gayton.

At Nellie's request, her body will be donated to the UB Medical School.  In lieu of a funeral service, the family will receive visitors on Wednesday (June 6, 2018) from noon to 2:00pm at Light House Church of God of Prophecy, 919 King St., Olean for an honorary service followed by a luncheon.

Nellie wanted special mention of appreciation for dear friends Elaine Tinch and Gayle Ouderkirk, both of whom kept her spirit up; and thanks to the office staff and residents of Brookside Community for their concern.  Nellie's children want to publicly acknowledge Terri Lynn Gayton (cousin) for her unyielding commitment to the personal care and attention to their mother's needs over the past several months in their absence.  There are not enough words to express their heartfelt gratitude.