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Charles Nelson, Gray

Published January 10th, 2012 12:18 am

Mr. Charles S. Nelson, age 90, Gray, passed away Sunday, January 8, 2012.
Mr. Nelson was born in Washington County, TN and was a son of the late William Nelson and Marie White Nelson. In addition to his parents, Mr. Nelson was also preceded in death by his wife, Bonnie Bacon Nelson; a daughter, Linda Gayle Nelson; two brothers, Stanley Nelson and William “Dub” Nelson; and a sister, Peg Smith.
Survivors include two sons, Charles Larry Nelson and wife, Suzanne and Darrell Eugene Nelson and wife, Karen; two grandsons, Chad Justin Nelson and wife, Deidra, and Dustin Shane Nelson and wife, Rebecca; one sister, Cordie Hilbert; several nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Charlie Rigsby.
Mr. Nelson was an Army Veteran or World War II. He retired from the Tennessee Eastman company with 36 years service. He was of the Baptist faith.
Graveside military services will be conducted by American Legion Post #3 and Post #265 at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 10, 2012, at Washington County Memory Gardens with Bro. Pat Hamonds and Bro. James Taylor officiating. Pallbearers will be Chad Nelson, Dustin Nelson, Wade Garber, Brandon Garber, Eddie Lane and Charlie Rigsby.
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Gray Funeral Home is proud to serve the family of Mr. Nelson. 423-477-3171 or 239-6622