Obituary: Carl Eugene Nelson, Sr.


Carl Eugene Nelson, Sr., 87, departed this life Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019, at his home.  He was born May 21, 1932, to Charles D. and Winnie (Corter) Nelson.  He was a member of First Baptist Church.  He enjoyed golf, football, baseball, camping, and loved gardening.

He was preceded in death by his wife; Shirley Jean (Williams) Nelson, his parents; and one brother; Charles Nelson, Jr.

His survivors are one son; Carl Eugene Nelson, Jr. of Newport, one daughter; Shirl Ann Nelson of Newport, and two sisters; Clara Nelson of Newport, and Donna Nelson Leo of Orlando, Fla.

Graveside services will be Friday, Dec. 20, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. at Walnut Grove Cemetery, with visitation at the cemetery before the service from 1:30 to 2:00 p.m.

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