Mrs. Earlene Nelson, 76, died Nov. 5, 2019.
Mrs. Nelson was born June 25, 1943, in Prospect. She accepted Christ at an early age and was a devoted member and Mother of Willow Grove Missionary Baptist Church. She graduated from Bridgeforth High School. She retired from Maremont Gabriel. She found happiness going to church and spending time with her children, grandchildren and other family. She is preceded in death by parents, Mamie Lee Reynolds and Will Smith; and husband George (Cooney) Nelson.
The Rose of Sharon Funeral Service is in charge of arrangments.
Survivors include children, Raleigh Nelson and wife Sharon, Eddie Nelson and wife Marvel, Keith Nelson and wife Rhonda, George Cardale Nelson and wife Kimyada, Angie Harney; sisters, Addie McCraw, Rose Brown, Dorothy Deloney and husband Jeffery, Ocie Cosby; brothers, James Cosby, Charlie Cosby and wife Sherrie, David Cosby and wife Tonda, John Cosby and wife Yolanda; grandchildren, Jasime Nelson, Courtney Gardner, Eddie Nelson, Tanisha Russell, Keiron Nelson, Akoya Nelson, Kelicia Nelson, Tikia Harney, Thomaya Ballentine, William Sharp, Bryant Nelson, DeQuan Nelson; 11 great-grandchildren; brother-in-law Carnell Nelson and wife Dorothy; sisters-in-law, Mary Hailey and husband Jackie, Gennette Nelson; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.