February 15, 2019, we said goodbye to the patriarch of our family. He was a Christian father, husband, leader, supporter, protector, provider and great asset in a time of need. He was our gentle giant who inspired us to be our best and never quit. Visitation will be Sunday, February 17, 2019 at Ludlam Funeral Home, Iuka, MS beginning at 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. Funeral Services will follow visitation beginning at 3:00 p.m. at Ludlam Funeral Home Chapel. Officiating will be Bro. J.B. Burns. Burial will be in Burns Cemetery (Maud Cumberland Presbyterian Church) Maud, AL.
Wife: Gloria Henry Nelson
Mother: Jewel Dean Nelson
2 Sons: Todd Nelson and wife, Elizabeth
Dean Nelson and wife, Heather
1 Brother: Aaron Nelson
Grandchildren: Adam, Abe, Gunner (Brianna), Garrett, Allie, Luke, Aubrey, and Colin
Grandsons: Adam, Abe, Gunner, Garrett, Luke, and Louie
Sammy Johnson, Tom Strickland, Mike Godwin, Jerry Posey, James Plaxco, Steve Blackwell, Bob Perry, and Jim Hankins.
Preceded in Death by:
Father: Lealon Augustus Nelson