She was a native of Johnson City and a daughter of Elmer and Pauline Nickles.
Debbie was a graduate of David Crockett High School and had worked as a CNA.
She was a member of McKinley Memorial Bible Church.
In addition to her parents, Debbie was preceded in death by her husband, James Nelson.
Survivors include: her son, Gregory Anderson Lee Nelson; two daughters, Jessica Marie Danielle Nelson and Dallas Paula Jane Nelson; brother, Timmy Nickles; sister, Melissa Nickles; and three grandchildren.
Funeral services for Debbie Nelson will be conducted 2:00 pm, Friday, March 13, 2020, in the Mausoleum Chapel of Washington County Memory Gardens, Pastor Lenny Smith will officiate. Family and friends are asked to gather at the cemetery by 1:50 pm Friday.
Memories and condolences may be shared with the Nelson family via www.morrisbaker.com .
Morris-Baker Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2001 E. Oakland Ave., Johnson City, is serving the Nelson family. (423) 282-1521