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Marion "Gene" J Nelson

June 27, 1936 ~ August 11, 2021 (age 85)


Funeral services for Mr. Marion “Gene” Nelson, age 85, of Haleyville, AL, will be held on Wednesday, August 18, 2021, at 2:00PM at Tullahoma Funeral Home with brother Danny Anderson officiating.  Burial will follow in Bethany Cemetery. Mr. Nelson passed from this life on Wednesday, August 11, 2021, at his residence.


Gene was born on June 27, 1936, in Lynchburg, TN to the late Oscar and Aurrie Nelson. He was a railroad mechanic for General American for many years. He was of the Baptist faith. Gene enjoyed hunting, gardening, mowing, wrestling, and most of all spending time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren.


In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by three sons, Eugene Nelson, Ray Lane, and Ricky Nelson; two daughters, Lecia Seaton and Mary Nelson; three brothers, Spud Nelson, Everett Oscar Clifford Nelson, and Johnny Nelson; two sisters, Wanda Prince and Jane Nelson Philpot. One fur baby that was so dear to him, Jake.  He is survived by one son, Jerry Nelson; six daughters, Pamela Winn, Rose Nelson Hyde (Chris), Betty Nelson Taylor (Gary), Terrie Garcia, Carrie Cabello, and Linda Hunt; several grandchildren and great grandchildren; One fur baby that was so dear to him, Jack.


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