David E. Nelson

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Graveside service for David E. Nelson, 68, will be Tuesday, October 20, 2015, at 1 p.m. at Seven Springs Cemetery in Jacksonville. The Rev. Jerry Starling will be officiating. Mr. Nelson died on Thursday, October 15, 2015, at his residence. Mr. Nelson is survived by his wife of 22 years, Shirley H. Nelson; two sons, David Andrew Nelson and James Randall Nelson; two sisters, Emma (Charles) Smith and Sue (Jessie) Bonds; two brothers, John H. (Kathleen) Nelson and Larry W. Nelson; several nieces and nephews and one brother-in-law, Randy (Ellison) Holley. Pallbearers will be family members and friends. Mr. Nelson was of the Baptist faith. He was a handy man and a Jack of all Trades. Mr. Nelson was a hard-working and devoted husband, father and brother and loved his Lord and Savior. In his spare time, he enjoyed being with his family, friends, his animals and he loved to make people laugh by telling jokes. Mr. Nelson had a passion for trading different things and enjoyed going to trade days and working on cars. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him. Mr. Nelson was preceded in death by his first wife, Mary Ellen Veal Nelson; his parents, Luther and Minnie Louise Nelson; four brothers, LaDale, Oscar, L.W. and Ricky Nelson; three sisters, Tiny Jo, Alice and Ruby Nelson; and a special friend, the Rev. Stan Broom. Flowers will be accepted or donations may be made to Children's Hospital in Birmingham, 1600 7th Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35233. Online condolences to the family at www.klbrownfuneralhome.com. K.L. Brown Funeral Home & Cremation Center 322 Nisbet St., N.W. Jacksonville, AL 36265 256-435-7042
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K.L. Brown Funeral Home and Crematory
322 Nisbet Street NW
Jacksonville, AL 36265
(256) 435-7042
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Published in The Anniston Star on Oct. 18, 2015