Wanda Nelson

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  • "Dr. Nelson and Family, May God comfort and sustain you in..."
  • "Thank you Mrs. Nelson for your sweet spirit , always a..."
    - Emily Miller
  • "Terry and family. Diane, Michael and I were so sorry in..."
    - Lenn Brantley
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    - Charlene Dent Wilkins
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    - Norma Miller
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MARTINEZ, Ga.- Wanda Lee Joiner Nelson, a loving wife, nurturing mother, committed friend, and humble servant of God, departed this life on Friday, January 30, 2015 surrounded by family and friends. She was most affectionately known as Memaw' to her grandchildren. Wanda was loved and respected by many for her steadfast commitment to God, her family, and her ministry to serve. Throughout her life journey Wanda made a profound difference in the lives of countless others. Prior to her early retirement from the Augusta Housing Authority as Area Housing Manager, she served in many capacities and was instrumental in initiating programs in several churches including marriage ministries, food and clothing drives, and other support services for those in need. She leaves behind to mourn: Her loving husband, Dr. Terry L. Nelson; daughters, Terrilyn Nelson-Daniels (Dustin), Chandra Brown; sons, Tevin Nelson, Zachary Nelson, Jonathan Finch; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild; sisters, Martina Lott (Sam), Cassie Stone (Joe); brothers, James Joiner, Larry Joiner, Willie Joiner (Jean); five brothers-in-law; one sister-in-law and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Funeral services will be 11:00 am, Saturday, February 7, 2015, at the Church of Christ, 120 Grace Street, with Brother Carl L. Jones officiating and Brother Richard Murray presiding. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park. The family will receive friends on Friday, February 6, 2015 from 6 pm to 8 pm at Kinsey & Walton Funeral Home, 3618 Peach Orchard Road. (706) 790-8858.


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3618 Peach Orchard Road
Augusta, GA 30906
(706) 790-8858
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Published in The Augusta Chronicle from Feb. 4 to Feb. 6, 2015
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