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Tammy Marie Nelson

December 1, 1961 ~ June 11, 2022 (age 60)

Obituary


Tammy Marie Nelson was born in Brighton Colorado to Richard Mayfield Sr. and Geraldine Mayfield on December 1, 1961.  She married the love of her life James “Jimmy” Nelson Jr. on April 7. 1986.  Tammy has 2 daughters, Candice and Fallon and 3 grandchildren Jordan, Teja and Jaxon.
 
Tammy was born and raised in Brighton Colorado, attended and graduated from Brighton High School in 1980. Tammy attended AIMS Community College and started working for AT&T while in school.  In 1990 Tammy started her career with Waste Connections at Front Range Landfill where she worked as the scale house office manager.  Tammy dedicated herself to Front Range Landfill for 32 years during which her co-workers’ became some of her greatest friends and an extended part of her family. 
 
Growing up Tammy enjoyed spending time camping, boating and fishing with family.  In her teenage years she loved going out to the county fair and dances.  One year Tammy was the lady in waiting for the Adams County Sheriff’s Posse.  Tammy and Jimmy married in Las Vegas.  Over the years Tammy enjoyed taking trips to the Sterling Reservoir. Tammy enjoyed sharing her voice and love for music with some karaoke and singing at the barn parties. Tammy spent many years enjoying her Harley and riding with Jimmy and their friends and family.  Tammy and Jimmy raise their grandson Jordan, watching him play baseball became one of her greatest loves in life.  She was Jordan’s biggest fan always cheering him on sitting right up front and center behind the backstop. Tammy also enjoyed to relax and go up to the hill, she loved to drink a daquiri and play her buffalo machine. 
 
Tammy is survived by; her husband Jimmy, her mother Geraldine Mayfield, daughters Candice (Randall) Lacey and Fallon (Jonathan) Madera, grandsons Jordan Koch and Jaxon Lacey, and granddaughter Teja Lacey. Tammy is also survived by her brothers Richard Jr. (Karen) Mayfield, Jimmy Hunt and sister Kim (Carl) Thompson along with numerous nieces and nephews and her mother-in-law Connie Nelson. 

Tammy is preceded in death by her father Richard Mayfield Sr., father-in-law James Nelson Sr. and sister-in-law Marsha Hunt.  
 

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Services

Visitation
Monday
June 20, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Tabor Funeral Service Chapel
75 S. 13th Avenue
Brighton, CO 80601

Celebration of Life
Monday
June 20, 2022

11:00 AM
Tabor Funeral Service Chapel
75 S. 13th Avenue
Brighton, CO 80601

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