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George E. Nelson

October 31, 1944 ~ May 16, 2021 (age 76)


George E. Nelson, cherished husband, father, grandfather and brother, passed away on Sunday, May 16, 2021 at the age of 76.

Born in Knoxville, Tennessee, he was a son of the late George Eddy Nelson Sr. and Edna Sheddan Nelson. Mr. Nelson was a Veteran of the United States Army having served from 1966 until 1972. He retired from Oglethorpe Power and was a member of the Carpenter’s Millwright Union. Most importantly, he was an avid outdoorsman and loved his family.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Amelia Coile Nelson; three children, Melissa Nelson Hames (Thunder), Michael Alan Nelson (Heather) and Shannon Marie Nelson; two siblings, Marsha Nelson and Danny Nelson and four grandchildren, Zachary Hames, Michael Nelson, Jr., Will Hames and Faith Massey.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at 1:00 pm at Lord and Stephens, Danielsville. Interment will follow in the Collier Cemetery. The family will receive friends Tuesday, May 18, 2021 from 6:00 until 8:00 pm at the funeral home.

Lord and Stephens, Danielsville, is in charge of arrangements.

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May 18, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Lord and Stephens - Danielsville
963 Highway 98 East
Danielsville, GA 30633

Funeral Service
May 19, 2021

1:00 PM
Lord and Stephens - Danielsville
963 Highway 98 East
Danielsville, GA 30633

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