Jana Nelson, 62, of Abilene, passed away on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 in Abilene. Graveside service will be Friday, April 12th at 2:30 P.M. at Elmwood Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial service will follow at 3:30 P.M. at The Hamil Family Funeral Home, 6449 Buffalo Gap Road, Abilene, with C.V. Blake officiating.
Jana was born to Bill & Elsie Tippen on February 7, 1957. She received her bachelor's degree from Abilene Christian University, and she worked as a self-employed insurance agent.
Jana is preceded in death by her father William Kenton Tippen.
Jana is survived by her mother, Elsie Tippen of Abilene. Two brothers, Kent Tippen of Dallas, TX & Kevin Tippen and wife Kim of Waco, TX. One Aunt, Dorothy Rosson of Snyder, TX and numerous cousins.
Memorials may be given to Hardin-Simmons University, P.O. Box 16100 Abilene, TX 79698 or charity of choice.
The family first began in the funeral business in 1933. The Hamil's legacy, beginning with the Elliott's to John and Jo Ann Hamil and now continuing with Robert and Karla Hamil, is to serve families in their time of need.