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Mary Nelson

d. April 6, 2022

Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Nelson, 85, went to be with her Lord in the early morning hours of April 6, 2022. She will be buried at Bay Springs Baptist Church Cemetery, beside her husband, at a private family-only service. Webb & Stephens – Dekalb is handling her arrangements.

Mrs. Nelson was a retired Registered Nurse and she lived with her daughter Dolly, who was her primary caretaker. She was a very simple person who loved the farm life, flowers, birds, reading, working crossword puzzles, and especially loved her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

She is survived by her children William Robert Nelson Jr. (Sandra), Dolly Nelson McCarty, Harvey Nelson (Brenda); grandchildren Robert, John (Lizzy), Eli (Kaitlin), Andy, and Nancy; great grandchildren John, Noah, and Miller; a sister Margaret Brown, along with numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband William Robert Nelson; her parents Tom and Irene Puckett; siblings Tom Puckett, Johnny Puckett, Leroy Puckett, and Frances Anderson.

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