Billy H. Nelson

Friday, March 7, 2003

Billy H. Nelson, 53, of Jonesboro, died on Tuesday, February 25, 2003, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro.

Born in Lepanto, Nelson was a shipping clerk of Raylock in Memphis, an avid golfer, and attended Greensboro Road Church of Christ in Jonesboro.

Survivors include his wife, Betty Walker Nelson, of Jonesboro; one daughter, Christy Lamb of Jonesboro; one son, Bradley Nelson of Lepanto; two sisters, Katherine Britt of Lepanto and Joaine Phillips of Rivervale; three brothers, Emmitt, Jimmy and Willie Nelson, all of Lepanto; and two grandsons, Bryce Nelson of Lepanto and Nathan Lamb of Jonesboro.

Services were held on Saturday, March 1, 2003 at the chapel in Murphy Funeral Home, with Terry Joe Kee officiating. Interment followed at Potter Memorial Cemetery.

Murphy Funeral Home had charge of the arrangements.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.