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Carol Jean (Brown) Nelson, 78, went home to be with the Lord on March 15, 2013. She was born in Lansing, Michigan on April 13, 1934. Carol attended the Lansing Business University. Known for her generous spirit, she enjoyed many years in association with the Earth Angels, passionately providing comfort to ill children at local hospitals. Carol was a member of Beaches United Methodist Church. She also enjoyed being a member of the Beaches Garden Club, she loved fishing, painting, sewing, and spending time with her family. Carol is survived by her loving husband of 55 years, Roger, her children Steven Nelson, Angela Redden (Daniel), Karen Nelson, Jeff Nelson and Kelly Goodchild (Peter), 8 grandchildren Jeremy, Andrew, Amanda, Jennifer, Bryan, Kylie, Blake, and Patrick, 3 great-grandchildren, sisters Rosemary Brauher and Dorothy Smiley-Remillard, and many other dear relatives and friends. She is predeceased by her beloved granddaughter, Ashley Roche'. The family will receive friends from 6-8pm Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at Hardage-Giddens Funeral Home, 1701 Beach Blvd. Jacksonville Beach, FL. Graveside services will be held 1pm Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at Greenlawn Cemetery, 4300 Beach Blvd. Jacksonville, FL with Rev. Doug Sides officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Carol's name to The Wolfson's Childrens' Hospital of Jacksonville, FL. Arrangements by Hardage-Giddens Funeral Home, Jacksonville Beach, 904-249-2374 Please Sign the Guestbook @ Jacksonville.com NELSON
Published in the Florida Times-Union on Mar. 18, 2013
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