Frank W. Nelson

Published 1:37 pm Thursday, April 7, 2016

The Rev. Frank W. Nelson, 82, of Clanton, died April 6.

He was born on Sept. 29, 1933, in Autauga County, the son of the late John H. Nelson and the late Katie Bell Strength Nelson.

He was a minister.

Surviving are his daughters, Diane Williams (George), Debbie Harkness (Jerry), Sandy Harrell (Mike), Shirley Sansom (Wesley); sons, Don Nelson, Jerry Nelson (Ella); granddaughters, Michelle (Jason) Nelson Lucas, Denise (Ty) Nelson Ballew, Janet (DeWayne) Williams Castleberry, Donya Nelson, Rachael Harkness, Lindsey Brannon; Mandy (Kevin) Spencer Wright, Misty (Brian) Sansom Atcheson; grandsons, Michael (Ginger) Williams, Darrell Nelson, Jerry Michael Harkness II, Nathan (Erin) Sansom; 22 great-grandchildren, one great-great grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Lois Nelson, grandson, Nick Spencer, granddaughter, Casey Spencer, parents, John and Katie Bell Nelson, seven brothers and five sisters.

Friends will be received from 5-7 p.m. April 8 at Martin Funeral Home.

Services will be held April 9 at 2 p.m. at Poplar Springs Baptist Church with the Rev. Jason Acreman and the Rev. Ken Brand officiating.

Interment will follow in Poplar Springs Baptist Cemetery in Clanton.

Martin Funeral Home directing.

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