Sylvia M. Nelson
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Sylvia Metz Nelson, wife of J. David Nelson, Jr., of 110 Sugar Creek Lane, died October 30, 2013.
Born in Columbia, SC, she was a daughter of the late George William and Dorothy Hinson Metz.
Mrs. Nelson was a retired registered nurse. She was a member of Taylors First Baptist Church for forty-two years, where she was active in the Women's Encounters Bible Study, the Parish Nurse Ministry, the Taylors Good News Club, and volunteered for many years in Vacation Bible Schools and a mission trip to Brazil serving in the Davis-Lar Orphanage.
The love of her life was her six grandchildren.
Surviving, in addition to her husband, are her three children, J. D. Nelson, III (Jennifer) of Greer, Libby Vaughan (Rich) of Greer and Stewart C. Nelson (Julie) of Macon, GA; two sisters, Marla Coleman of Chapin, SC, and Georgia Metz of Irmo, SC; six grandchildren, Simone Wilson, Spain Vaughan, Dru Nelson, Nelson Vaughan, Carson Nelson and Caroline Nelson.
Services will be Saturday at 3:00 p.m. at Taylors First Baptist Church with the Rev. Paul Jiminez and the Rev. Dr. Jimmie Harley officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends Saturday from 1:00 until 2:45 p.m. in the Gathering Space at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Taylors Free Medical Clinic, 400 W. Main St., Taylors, SC 29687, or Davis-Lar Orphanage, c/o Taylors First Baptist Church, 200 W. Main St., Taylors, SC 29687.
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Published in The Greenville News from Nov. 1 to Nov. 2, 2013