Nellie Black Nolen
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Nellie Gertrude Nolen (1927-2013).
Funeral service for Nellie G. Black Nolen, age 85 of Clarksville, will be Sunday, January 6, 2013 at 3 p.m., at the Pleasant View Baptist Church. Bro. James Sanders will officiate. Burial will follow in the Plesant View Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Saturday, January 5, 2013 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., at Sykes Funeral Home, and on Sunday, January 6, 2013 from 1:30 p.m. until the hour of service at Pleasant View Baptist Church.
Nellie passed away on Thursday, January 3, 2013 at her sons residence.
She was born on January 29, 1927 in Montgomery County, TN to the late Clarence and Lela Back. She was a retiree of Acme Boot Company. She was a lifetime member of Pleasant View Baptist Church. She loved her church and being a member of Golden Circle Sunday School Class.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John William "Brownie" Nolen; brothers, Clarence Black and Carl Black, and sisters, Sallie Potter and Nina Whitlow.
She is survived by her sons, George "Tommy" (Alice) Nolen of Clarksville and David (Jessica) Nolen of Lockport, IL; grandchildren, Kristy Czekela, Kim Cobb, Lisa Waynick, Denise Oliver, Greg Nolen, Angel Cassella, Lisa McDaniel and Jackie Vandal; 15 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild.
Pallbearers will be Paul Whitlow, Ronnie Black, Donnie Black, Joe Eddie Black, Charles Coke and Fred Vanway.
A special thank you to Caris Hospice for your loving care and to Dogwood Bend as well. The family asks that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Caris Hospice, Springfield, TN or to the Pleasant View Family Life Center in memory of Mrs. Nolen.
Online condolences may be made at sykesfuneralhome.com
Sykes Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc.
424 Franklin Street
Clarksville, TN 37040
Published in The Leaf Chronicle from Jan. 4 to Jan. 6, 2013