January 15, 1930 - April 3, 2016
MONTEZUMA, GA - Mrs. Betty Nelson, 86, of Montezuma, GA, passed away Sunday, April 3, 2016 at Heart of Georgia Hospice in Perry, GA. The family will receive friends at 10 a.m., Wednesday, April 6, 2016 in the sanctuary at First Baptist Church of Montezuma with funeral services following at 11 a.m. Interment will follow in Bertha Dozier Memorial Park. Mrs. Nelson was born January 15, 1930 in Crawford County, GA, to the late John Feltz Irby and Minnie Lou Andrews Irby. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of sixty years, J.B. Nelson; seven siblings; daughter-in-law, Carey Nelson and her grandson, Jason Bray. Mrs. Nelson worked as school secretary for many years and retired from Macon County Board of Education. Mrs. Nelson is survived by her three sons and daughters-in-law: Reese & Carole Nelson of Valdosta, GA, Randy & Wendy Nelson of Montezuma, GA, and Wade & Joy Nelson of Montezuma, GA; seven grandchildren: Paul (Lynn) Nelson, Sarah (Michael) Wells, Lesley Nelson, Ryan (Brittaney) Nelson, Brittany Nelson (Joey) Albritton, Jennifer Bray Timmons and Candace Taylor. She also leaves behind eleven great-grandchildren: Nathan Jacobs, Annabeth Nelson, Abigail Wells, Audrey Wells, Bennett Nelson, Olivia Bray, Landyn Bray, J.B. Albritton, Hunter Albritton, Emma Timmons, and Brayden Timmons. Memorial contributions may be made to: Heart of Georgia Hospice, 103 Westridge Dr., Warner Robins, GA, 31088. Friends may express condolences to the family and sign the online guestbook at www.watsonmathewsfuneralhome.com Watson-Mathews Funeral Home in Montezuma, GA is in charge of funeral arrangements.
MONTEZUMA, GA - Mrs. Betty Nelson, 86, of Montezuma, GA, passed away Sunday, April 3, 2016 at Heart of Georgia Hospice in Perry, GA. The family will receive friends at 10 a.m., Wednesday, April 6, 2016 in the sanctuary at First Baptist Church... View Obituary & Service Information
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