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Wilmer Wayne Nelson

April 30, 1939 ~ March 22, 2021 (age 81)


Wilmer W. Nelson of Tuscumbia, AL passed away Monday, March 22, 2021 at the age of 81. Visitation will be Friday, March 26, 2021 from 10-11 a.m. at Colbert Memorial Chapel with a service to follow at 11 a.m. in the chapel. Burial will be in Colbert Memorial Gardens. Wayne was born April 30, 1939 in Cherokee. He was retired from Texas Eastern.

He is preceded in death by Sharon Nelson, his wife of more than 50 years.

Wayne enjoyed being outdoors, hunting, and fishing. He also enjoyed carpentry and building furniture.

Wayne is survived by his children, Robert Nelson, Susan Grimmitt (Charlie), and Lori Murray; grandchildren, Stephanie Taylor, Hannah Nelson, Garret Nelson, Mason Grimmitt, and Ainslie Grimmitt.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to St. Jude.

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March 26, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Colbert Memorial Chapel, Colbert Memorial Gardens

Funeral Service
March 26, 2021

11:00 AM
Colbert Memorial Chapel
700 Hwy 43 South
Tuscumbia, AL 35674


Colbert Memorial Gardens
700 Hwy 43 South
Tuscumbia, AL 35674

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