Pollyana Sloan Nelson (1937 - 2018)

  • "What a wonderful funeral service for Poly and the family."
    - Bill Bramhall
  • "The 1956 class of East Mecklenburg High School send their..."
    - Celia Hooks
  • "To all of Polly's Family, I am so sorry to hear of Polly's..."
    - Jean. S. Davis
  • "Polly was special to a lot of people. We will miss her..."
    - Guy and Eva Tweed
  • "I have been one of the Sunday School teachers in Polly's..."
    - Sandra Jakiela

Polly, age 80, died on May 12, 2018 surrounded by her loving family. Born October 26, 1937, Polly was a daughter of the late Perry and Willie Mae Sloan. She graduated from East Mecklenburg High School in 1956. Polly's greatest hope and joy was her faith in Jesus and we rejoice that she is in His presence today. Polly devoted her life to her children, grandchildren and great grandsons. Her sense of humor and strength were unmatched. She was loved by all, especially her friends at the local Subway.

In addition to her parents, Polly was preceded in death by her loving husband, James Lawrence Nelson, Sr.; brothers, Boyce Sloan, Joe Sloan and Wade Sloan; and sister, Doris McCorkle. Polly is survived by sons, Jimmy (Cindy) and Charles (Kim); daughters, Debbie Taylor (Johnny), Vivian Lesley (Sonny) and Sandra Nelson; brother, Richard Sloan (Rita); 13 grandchildren; 10 great grandsons; and a very special niece, Karen Niven.

A visitation will be held in the Family Life Center at Mt. Harmony Baptist Church, 2817 Mt. Harmony Church Road, Matthews, NC 28105 on Tuesday, May 15th from 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM. A service to remember Polly's life will be held at the church on Wednesday, May 16th at 11:00 AM.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Mt. Harmony Baptist Church.

Arrangements by McEwen Funeral Service - Mint Hill Chapel, 7428 Matthews-Mint Hill Road, Charlotte, NC 28227 (704-545-4864). Condolences may be offered at www.mcewenminthillchapel.com.


Funeral Home
McEwen Funeral and Cremation Service, Mint Hill Chapel
7428 Matthews-Mint Hill Road
Charlotte, NC 28227
(704) 545-4864
Funeral Home Details
Send Flowers
Published in Charlotte Observer on May 15, 2018
Funeral Home Details