Dorothy Mae Wallace Nelson, 86, of Pilot Mountain, passed away November 30, 2019 at Surry Community Health & Rehabilitation Center. She was born March 19, 1933 to Henry Robert and Iris Bates Wallace. She leaves behind to cherish her memory; four sons, Thomas Wallace, Moir Henry (Theresa) Nelson, Ricky Junior Nelson, and Jeffrey Lee Nelson; two daughters, Linda Nixon, and Denise Leak; sixteen grandchildren; and twenty-one great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Moir Junior Nelson, two infant brothers; one sister; and one son, James Nelson. Mrs. Nelson will be deeply missed by those who knew and loved her.
Family will receive friends, Sunday, December 8, 2019 from 10:00-11:00 AM at Cox-Needham Funeral Home. A funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 PM, immediately following visitation in the Cox-Needham Funeral Chapel. Deacon James Shumate will be officiating. Burial will follow in the Nelson Family cemetery.
Cox-Needham Funeral Home is respectfully serving the Nelson family.
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