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Funeral service will be held Friday, December 3, 2021 at the Marketplace Movement (3300 West Third Street). Visitation will begin at 11:00am and service to follow at 12:00pm. 

Ms. Chepkemboi L. Nelson, daughter of Taffy Turner and Arnold Nelson was born on May 11, 1974 in Staten Island, New York. Chepkemboi moved to Dayton, Ohio at an early age.

Her beloved grandmother, Boots Gray, introduced her to the teaching of Christ at an early age. She later grew in her own personal walk with Christ and shared her love for Him with her children and others. Her faith carried her through sickness and difficult times.She always gave God the glory!

She received her formal education at Our Lady of Mercy and within the Dayton Public School System where she attended, Fairview Elementary, Fairview Intermediate and graduated from Meadowdale High School Class of 1992. Having a desire to further her education she attended Sinclair Community College where she majored in Dietary Management; Northwestern Medical for Coding-Billing and Fortis College where she graduated as a Medical Assistant.

Chepkemboi’s love for family, friends and community led her to the Wesley Community Center where she provided transportation for the Senior Program and for a brief time was employed by Caterpillar Logistics. Her loving spirit and gentle demeanor led her to her true calling, to help other as an Administrative Assistant with Care Staff Ohio Health Services. She loved traveling, eating, and having a good time with family and friends. She enjoyed socializing with her friends within the Dayton motorcycle community and beyond.

Chepkemboi Latifa Nelson peacefully transitioned from this life into the arms of her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, November 24, 2021. We have lost a daughter, mother, grandmother, sister, and a strong link in the family chain. This world has truly lost a brilliant light, but heaven has gained an angel.

Chepkemboi is preceded in death by her nana, Boots Gray, grandfather, Major Nelson, sister, Perdiatha (Bunny) Gray and niece, Keshia Gray.

She leaves to cherish precious memories, mother Taffy (Leslie) Turner, father Arnold (Mattie) Nelson; grandmother, Eva Nelson; children De’Juan Dompreh, Dominique Nelson, Devin Myles, and Deja Nelson; granddaughter Skilar Hall; siblings Cambrie and Caleb Nelson; aunt Linda Dominguez; niece Keia Gray; nephew Kilian Gray; sister-cousin Tamia Baxter; best friends Ona Crawford, Angela Collie and a host of extended family and friends

Professional services entrusted to W.E. Lusain Funeral Home and Crematory (Dayton)
December 6, 2021
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Thank you for your Friendship all these years. Thank you for being just You. I Love and will Miss you dearly Sis❤️

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