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- Published on 31 July 2013
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Funeral services for Milroy “Buddy” Nelson, age 70 of Hagansport, were at 2 p.m. on Friday, July 26, 2013 at Mount Olive Baptist Church in Hagansport with the Rev. Jimmy Rogers officiating.
Burial followed at Colliers Chapel Cemetery in Hagansport.
Mr. Nelson was born on May 28, 1943 in Mount Pleasant to Dave Milroy Nelson and Lessie Elizabeth Bartlett Nelson. He was retired and a member of the Mount Olive Baptist Church in Hagansport.
He died on Tuesday, July 23 at Titus Regional Medical Center in Mount Pleasant. He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Alexis Nelson Abla.
He is survived by two sisters, Bettie Jane Nelson and Veda Sue Nelson, both of Hagansport; a brother and sister-in-law, Garry David and Dinah Nelson of Hagansport; his nephews: Billy Michael Abla, Christopher Joel Abla, Patrick Ross Abla, Bo Hoover, David Wisdom, and a niece, Joy Elizabeth Abla Cano.
Pallbearers were Mike Abla, Pat Abla, Jerry Smith, Billy Pennington, Randy Cannon, and Charles Nichols. Honorary Pallbearers were David Wisdom, Zack Adams and R.Q. Tower.