• "Rejoice and family, you have my mother Lorene Gilmore..."
    - Precilla Roberts
  • "To the family, You all have our deepest sympathy."
    - Vicki & Willie Taylor
  • "My phenomenal cousin Tee has taken flight with the angels!..."
    - Lillie Ruth Covert Freeman
  • "Heartfelt."
    - Priscilla Monroe
  • "Ruth,Rejoice you both have my sincere sympathy.I realize..."
    - Barbara Ann Jones Smith

Theresa Covert Nelson, age 83, wife of the late James Nelson Sr., daughter of the late Reverend Willie J. & Flossie Smith-Covert, peacefully entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, July 24, 2018, during a brief stay at North Florida Regional Medical Center (Gainesville, FL).
The Celebration of Life will be held 11:00AM Saturday, August 4, 2018, at Monteocha New Life Christian Center (Monteocha Community/ Gainesville, FL) where Pastor Reginald Lewis Sr. is Pastor, with her Pastor, Reverend Tommy L. Brantley, delivering the Eulogy. The Burial will follow at the Rhuta Branch Cemetery. Mrs. Nelson will be viewed at the Funeral Home on Friday 2:00-7:00PM - At the Church on Saturday 30 Minutes prior to the Services - And with the Processional. The Procession will form at Mrs. Nelson's residence, 1221 SE 17th Drive, Gainesville, at 9:45AM.
Theresa leaves fond memories with her children - William Johnson (& Pamela), Cynthia Johnson, Terrian Nelson, Destiny Covert (a granddaughter who was reared by her) all of Gainesville, FL, Vernell McCray and Louis Jones of Tallahassee, FL, Vernon Nelson of Ft. Lauderdale, FL, (Harry Covert, Barbara Hobbs, James Nelson Jr., Eddie Nelson and Doretha Nelson - deceased); God-Son - Nathaniel McCray of Gainesville, FL; siblings - Burnether Anderson, Rejoice Brazil, Delores Golden, Willie Covert Jr., Annie Covert, Ruth Strawder (& Nathaniel) all of Gainesville, FL and Buddy Dingle of New Port News, VA; sister-in-law - Edna Covert of Gainesville, FL; 68 grandchildren; 28 great grands; 8 great-great grands; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins & friends.
Arrangements Entrusted To DUNCAN BROTHERS'
428 NW 8TH St
Gainesville, FL

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Published in Gainesville Sun from Aug. 2 to Aug. 3, 2018
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