LEBANON -- Funeral services were conducted Tuesday afternoon, March 31at the Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home for Mrs. Nelson, 69, of Lebanon. The daughter of the late Roger C. Alberson Sr. and Cathryn Curtiss Alberson, she died March 29, 2009, at Summit Medical Center.
Born August 29, 1939, in Memphis, she was a member of First Baptist Church in Mt. Juliet. She was a hairdresser for many years and was former co-owner of Wilson County Memorial Park with her husband, Kenneth Nelson.
Services were conducted by Rev. Billie Friel. Interment was in the Wilson County Memorial Park.
Survivors include: her husband of 51 years Kenneth W. Nelson, Sr.; children Kathy (Derrick) Cole, Karla (Bruce) Salsbury and Ken (Samantha) Nelson Jr. -- all of Lebanon and Karan Nelson of Grand Prairie, TX; grandchildren: Jacob Schutt, Jerad Schutt, Adrianne Nelson, Tres Nelson, Jordan Salsbury, Kristin Salsbury, Kathryn Salsbury, Zachary Farmer and Britney Farmer; great-grandchildren: Gracie Schutt, Taryn Smith; brother Mike (Lynn) Alberson of Memphis; as well as several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Roger C. Alberson Jr.
Grandsons and nephews served as active pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers was her Sunday School Class of First Baptist Church, Mt. Juliet and the Wilson County Women’s Investment Club.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Gideons International.
Arrangements by Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home.