NELSON, JAMES HARRY - age 94, of Knoxville passed away January 26, 2014 at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center. He was of the Baptist faith. Jim served as an Army Staff Sergeant during World War II. Landing at Normandy Beach, Jim made it to Germany before he was seriously wounded which resulted in his 100% disability. Jim earned 3 purple hearts. He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Flora Nelson; brothers, Ira, Roy, Carl, Jesse, Clyde, George and Harold Nelson; and sister, Ina Mae Williams. Jim is survived by his wife of 64 years, Ramona N. Nelson; special niece and nephew, Sarah and Brock Woods; brother, Paul Nelson; and sisters, Lois Justice and Annis Newcombe. Family and friends will gather at 3:00 p.m. Thursday, January 30, 2014 for Graveside Services at Highland Memorial Cemetery with Rev. Mike Nelson officiating. Prior to Thursday, friends may call at their convenience at Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike. www.clickfh.com
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Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Jan. 28 to Jan. 30, 2014
Click Funeral Home - Farragut Chapel
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