Obit: Charles Nelson

Obit: Charles Nelson

February 3rd, 2012 in Obituaries
Location: Tennessee

SOUTH PITTSBURG Charles Daniel "Witsie" Nelson, 79, died in a local hospital on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012.The son of the late Isaac Dennis and Florence Pearl Nichols Nelson, he was a former employee of Revere Copper & Brass, retired from TVA in Muscle Shoals, Ala., and was an active member of Kimball Church of Christ and of the Senior Saints group at the church.He was also preceded in death by his sister, Anna Wilson; and brother, Sam Nelson.He is survived by his wife, Mabel W. Nelson; two sons, Randy (Sherry) Nelson, of Jasper, Tenn., and Chris (Donna) Nelson, of South Pittsburg; five brothers, J.L. Nelson, Luther Nelson and Tommy Nelson, all of South Pittsburg, Bill Nelson, of Sequatchie Mountain, Tenn., and George Nelson, of Sewanee, Tenn.; sister, Jenny Goodner, of Signal Mountain; and three grandchildren, Nicole Nelson, Caleb Nelson and Maleah Nelson.Funeral services will be held at Rogers Funeral Home in South Pittsburg at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, officiated by Billy Watkins and Roger Comstock.Interment will be in Gilliam Cemetery in the Battle Creek area of South Pittsburg.Memorial contributions may be sent to the Kimball Church of Christ Senior Saints group at P.O. Box 1029, Kimball, TN 37347.Condolences may be sent by visiting www.rogersfuneralhome.com.The family will receive friends at Rogers Funeral Home in South Pittsburg from 59 p.m. CST today, Feb. 3.