Vera Louise Williams Nelson Donna

Published 5:49 pm Monday, February 27, 2012

Vera Louise Williams Nelson Donna, “Granmaw,” age 84, of Montevallo, entered into rest on Feb. 24, 2012.

Granmaw has now joined her beloved dachshund companion, Rox.


She was preceded in death by her parents, Will and Libby Williams of Autauga County; husbands, J.W. Nelson and Tony Donna; son, Wayne Nelson and grandson, Darren Pate.

She is survived by her daughters, Wanda (Jerry) Pate and Gwen Cupp; son, Mark (Adele) Nelson; grandchildren, Vince (Christy) Pate, Ginger (Danny) Burke, Jeremy (Sarah) Pate, Brandy Lucas, Tessie Nelson White, Chris Nelson and Heath Nelson; great-grandchildren, Justin Pate, Krystle Burke, Madison Pate, Chani Doty and Carli White; and three great-great grandchildren.

She was a retiree of Clarke American in Birmingham and acted as manager of the Grady R. Parker Senior Center in Montevallo for several years.

Visitation was held at Rockco Funeral Home, Montevallo, from 6-8 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 27. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28 in the Rockco Funeral Home Chapel, with graveside services following at Montevallo Cemetery. Bros. Calvin Crocker and Henry Williams officiating. Rockco Funeral Home Montevallo directing.

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