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Mack Nelson Jr.

September 8, 1928 — November 30, 2016

Mack Nelson Jr.

Mack Jr. Nelson, 88, of Honey Grove, passed away on Wednesday, November 30, 2016, in Honey Grove.

Mack Jr. was born in Petty, Texas, to Emmit McGee and Bee Davis on September 8, 1928. He was a retired production worker for General Cable Company in Bonham, Texas. He married Bessie Johnson on April 16, 1957, in Hugo, Oklahoma. Mack was a Sergeant in the U.S. Army serving during the Korean War. He also served as a Deacon of the 16th Street Baptist Church and was a 33rd Degree Mason.

Survivors include his wife, Bessie Nelson of Honey Grove; his sons: Kenneth Nelson (Lois) and Choice Nelson (Elaine) of Duncanville; his brothers: Michael McGee of Grant, OK. and Kevin McGee of San Antonio; his sister, Larwetta McGee of Oklahoma City, OK; his grandchildren: Kelisha Champion, Kenneth Lee Nelson Jr., Tabius Anderson, DeLois Sampson, Choice Nelson II, Candace Nelson, Andrew Nelson, and Mariah Nelson; and, his 17 great grandchildren.

Mack Jr. was preceded in death by his parents; his brothers: T. C. Williams and Marshall Williams; his sister, Clara Williams; and, his step-mom, Lanetta McGee.

Pallbearers will be Alvis Dunlap, Pat Brown, Bonnie Lewis, Pat Johnson, Corey Johnson and Glenn Frazier.

Honorary pallbearers will be Tabius Anderson, Kenneth Nelson, Jr., Choice Nelson, Jr., Andrew Nelson and JaDarrius Sampson.

Viewing will be held on Friday, December 9, 2016, at Jones-Walker & Son Funeral Home from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.

Funeral services will be conducted on Saturday, December 10, 2016, at 2:00 p.m. at the 16th Street Baptist Church in Honey Grove with Rev. Chris Roberts officiating.

Interment will follow in Cedar Hill Cemetery in Honey Grove.

Interment service follows church service.


SERVICES
Funeral Service

Saturday, December 10, 2016
2:00 PM

16th Street Baptist Church
North 16th Street
Honey Grove, Texas 75446

Interment Service

Saturday, December 10, 2016
3:00 PM

Cedar Hill Cemetery
1846 5th St
Honey Grove, TX 75446

Interment service follows church service.

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Past Services

Wake

Friday, December 11, 2015

7:00 - 9:00pm (Central time)

Lea Funeral Home Chapel

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Funeral Service

Saturday, December 12, 2015

Starts at 2:00pm (Central time)

Lea Funeral Home Chapel

2500 Poole Road, Raleigh, NC 27610

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Cemetery

Saturday, December 12, 2015

Starts at 3:30pm (Central time)

Carolina Biblical Gardens

1530 Creech Road, Garner, NC 27529

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