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Sharon Sherry Nelson

April 29, 1953 - May 13, 2013
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After a courageous four year battle with breast cancer, Sharon "Sherry" Simmons Nelson went home to be with the Lord on Monday, May 13, 2013. Sharon was born in Caldwell County to the late Wayne Cranford Simmons and Goldie Church Simmons. She was a Teacher's Assistant at Gamewell Elementary School for 22 years and was a member of New Life Baptist Church. She loved her family and especially enjoyed her grandchildren. Those left to cherish her memory are her husband, Michael James Nelson of the home; her son, Tyler Wayne Nelson and wife Paula of Lenoir; her daughter, Sasha Nelson Ardison and husband Matthew of Morganton; her brother,...
After a courageous four year battle with breast cancer, Sharon "Sherry" Simmons Nelson went home to be with the Lord on Monday, May 13, 2013.

Sharon was born in Caldwell County to the late Wayne Cranford Simmons and Goldie Church Simmons. She was a Teacher's Assistant at Gamewell Elementary School for 22 years and was a member of New Life Baptist Church. She loved her family and especially enjoyed her grandchildren.

Those left to cherish her memory are her husband, Michael James Nelson of the home; her son, Tyler Wayne Nelson and wife Paula of Lenoir; her daughter, Sasha Nelson Ardison and husband Matthew of Morganton; her brother, Barry Simmons and wife Susan of Lenoir; her sister, Joanie Bumgarner and husband Gaither of Prosperity, SC; her beloved grandchildren, Triston, Gracy, Sawyer, Karlee and Maggie.

A funeral service will be held Thursday, May16, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. in Pendry's Chapel with Reverend Timothy Suter and Reverend Randall Honeycutt officiating. Burial will follow the service at Collier's United Methodist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends Wednesday, May 15, 2013 from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. at Pendry's Lenoir Funeral Home.

Serving as pallbearers will be Alex Simmons, Lance Bumgarner, Randall Honeycutt, Locke "Skip" Smith, Camuel "Butch" Houk and Michael Pennell. Honorary pallbearers will be Timothy Story, Michael Williams and John Weaver.

The family requests that memorials be made to Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care, 902 Kirkwood Street, Lenoir, NC 28645.

Online condolences to the family may be placed at www.pendrysfuneralhome.com

Pendry's Lenoir Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Sharon Simmons Nelson.

And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away. Rev. 21:4

"We are so sorry for you loss. Our boys grew up with Tyler and played ball together for years. This family was always a blessing to us. We will remember..." Lana German (Lenoir)

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