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Effie Jane Leek Nelson
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Birth: Apr. 1, 1911
Hokes Bluff
Etowah County
Alabama, USA
Death: Jul. 12, 1986
Etowah County
Alabama, USA

Effie's obituary appeared in The Gadsden Times, Gadsden, Alabama 14 Jul 1986

Effie was 75 when she died Saturday at her residence, 503 Richardson Street, Gadsden.

She was a native and lifelong resident of Etowah County. Effie was affiliated with the Gadsden Baptist Temple.

Family members have commented on that fact that Effie was a wonderful cook.

Her obit lists her survivors as: husband, Napoleon B. Nelson, Jr.; daughter, Mrs. Margaret Hatfield, Gadsden; sons, N. B. Nelson III, Topeka, Kansas; Garry Wayne Nelson, Marietta, Georgia. In addition, she is survived by one sister, Mrs. Willie C. Matthews, Gadsden; grandsons, Joel Trevor and Geoffrey William Nelson, Topeka, Kansas, Michael William Nelson, Marietta; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held at Collier-Butler Chapel with the Rev. Bill Ellen officiating. Burial in Crestwood Cemetery. Collier-Butler Funeral Home directing.

Pallbearers: Gary Bearden, Ben Johnson, Harold Gleen, Tommy King, W. F. Wilder, H. C. Harper. Honorary pall bearers: Drs. T. M. Owens, John Hamilton and Donald Provenzano, Obin Bailey and Fred Canada.
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  Napoleon Bonaparte Nelson (1914 - 2004)*
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Crestwood Memorial Cemetery
East Gadsden
Etowah County
Alabama, USA
Created by: Pam
Record added: Dec 23, 2012
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Effie Jane <i>Leek</i> Nelson
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Effie Jane <i>Leek</i> Nelson
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