Nellie’s farewell

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Nellie Jey, the Salvation Army lady who sat in her wheelchair outside Sainsbury’s in Littlehampton on Tuesdays and Fridays, wishes to apologise to the many friends she has made for not being able to give greetings for Christmas and new year due to inclement weather.

Very reluctantly, and after some pressure from her daughter, she thinks that in view of the cold months of January/February it is time for her to give up.

Nellie thanks everyone for their kindness – including Sainsbury’s, especially the café staff for their concern when she was ill and the wonderful surprise given to her by all on her 100th birthday, including the children from Launch Pad (children, please continue to call out ‘Nellie’ on your way to school).

Nellie loves you all and will never forget you; you are always in her prayers. If anyone would like to write to Nellie or in future send a donation for the Salvation Army, the address is:

The Salvation Army (Bognor Regis)73 Queensway, Bognor Regis, PO21 1QL.

Thank you all for the love you have shown to mum over the years.

God bless you all.

Thurza Holland

Gratwicke Road


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