Mrs. Mary Ann Nelson

Mrs. Mary Ann Nelson, age 84, of Gaylesville, AL, died Saturday, March 18, 2023, at her residence.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. (C.S.T.) Tuesday, March 21, 2023, at Faith Baptist Church in Gaylesville with Rev. Clay Mooreland
officiating.  Interment will follow in Moseley Cemetery.

Mrs. Nelson will be in state at Faith Baptist Church and the family will receive friends from 1:00 P.M. (C.S.T.) until the hour of service on Tuesday.

Survivors include her husband of 20 years, Billy Ray Nelson; son, Bobby Joe (Marquetta) McGinnis, Jr.; brother, Henry Allen (Donna) Nelson;
sisters, Mildred Nelson, Nancy (Johnny) Nelson, Helen (Bill) Derrick, Ellen Newberry, and Linda (Jerry) Brown; 2 grandchildren, Laci Smitherman,
Mahayla McGraw; 3 great-grandchildren, Raegan Smitherman, Zackery McGraw, and McKenna McGraw; and several nieces and nephews.

Active pallbearers will be nephews.  Honorary pallbearers will be the men of Faith Baptist Church.

Mrs. Nelson was born November 18, 1938, in Carbon Hill, AL, daughter of the late Henry Edgar and Bessie Lee Early Nelson.  She was a member of
Faith Baptist Church, and prior to her retirement, was employed with Pharr Yarns of Georgia.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Nelson was preceded in death by her first husband, Bobby McGinnis, Sr.; siblings, Tommy Nelson, Gertrude
Montgomery, Hazel Nelson, Jackie McPherson, and Judy Hood.

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Arrangements are provided by Mason Funeral Home- Summerville

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