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Editha “Ebbie” Sharpe Nelson


1914 - 2013 Obituary Condolences
HENDERSONVILLE-Editha "Ebbie" Sharpe Nelson, 99, of Hendersonville died Saturday October 12, 2013 at Carolina Village Care Center. She was preceded in death by her husband W. Glenn Nelson.
Mrs. Nelson was born June 5, 1914 in Columbia, SC to the late Willie Frank Sharpe and Hortense Robinson Sharpe. A member of Hendersonville First United Methodist Church, she was a Sunday School Teacher. Mrs. Nelson was a Volunteer Pink Lady at Pardee Hospital, an active member of Hendersonville Country Club, and former owner of Rigby-Morrow Lumber Co., Inc.
A Memorial Service will be held 1:00 PM Monday November 4, 2013 at the Brunson Chapel of First United Methodist, with Rev. Dan Martin officiating and Dr. Earle Haire offering the Eulogy. Inurnment will follow at Shepherd Memorial Park.
Mrs. Nelson is survived by two sons, W. Glenn "Buddy" Nelson, III and W.S. "Bill" Nelson, both of Denver, CO. Other survivors include a niece Editha S. Beck of Bluffton, SC and a nephew Colonel Howard O. Sharpe, Jr. (Ret.) USAF of Highlands Ranch, CO.
An online register book is available for family and friends by visiting www.thosshepherd.com. Thos Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors and Cremation Memorial Center is in charge of arrangements.
Published in The Times-News on Nov. 1, 2013
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