Karen Sue <I>Watkins</I> Nelson

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Karen Sue Watkins Nelson

  • Birth 20 Mar 1956 Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina, USA
  • Death 11 Oct 2004 Conway, Horry County, South Carolina, USA
  • Burial Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina, USA
  • Memorial ID 75640168

Father: Dallas Judson WATKINS
Mother: Clara HINSHAW

Spouse: Steve NELSON
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North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000

Name: Karen Sue Watkins
Date of Birth: 20 Mar 1956
Birth County: Guilford
Parent1 Name: Dallas J. Watkins
Roll Number: B_C046_66006
Volume: 202
Page: 134
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CONWAY, S.C.— Karen Watkins Nelson, 48, died Monday, Oct. 11, 2004, at Conway Medical Center.

Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Friday at Lambeth-Troxler Funeral Chapel, conducted by the Rev. Todd Marlowe and the Rev. Jack Morris. Burial will follow in Lakeview Memorial Park.

Mrs. Nelson was born on March 20, 1956, in Greensboro to Dallas J. and Clara Hinshaw Watkins. She was a school teacher for Waccamaw Elementary School in Conway, S.C.

Mrs. Nelson is survived by her husband, Steve Nelson; son Judd Nelson and daughter Courtney Nelson, of the home; mother Clara Nelson, of Greensboro, N.C.; mother and father-in-law, Pat and Bernie Nelson of Greensboro, N.C.; sisters, Vicky Clark and husband Calvin of Brown Summit, N.C., and Mimi Watkins of Greensboro, N.C.; brother-in-law Don Nelson of Greensboro, N.C.; nieces, Amy Johnson and husband Chris of Concord, N.C., Heather Clark of Gibsonville, N.C., McKenna Miller of Raleigh, N.C., and Catherine Miller of Greensboro, N.C. She was preceded in death by her father, Dallas Watkins and sister Lynn Watkins.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Lambeth-Troxler Funeral Home and at other times at the home of Vicky and Calvin Clark, 6914 High Rock Road, Brown Summit, N.C.

Memorials may be made to Coastal Cancer Center, 8121 Rourk Street, Myrtle Beach, SC 29572, or the education fund for Judd and Courtney Nelson, 2002 East Pine Loop, Conway, SC 29526.

Lambeth-Troxler Funeral & Cremation Service is assisting the Nelson family.

Source: Greensboro News & Record - (Oct/15/2004)
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American Revolution Descendant -- Karen Sue WATKINS NELSON is a 6th cousin, same generation, to Arthur Allen MOORE III via our Revolutionary War Vet: William (and Elizabeth) MOORE II who purchased 240 acres on Marrowbone Creek (Henry County, Virginia) from Peter LEAK in 1790. William MOORE II was a private in James Tarrant's Company, under command of Major George Waller, of Colonel Abram Penn's Regiment of the Henry County, Virginia, Militia in the American Revolution.


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  • Created by: Arthur Allen Moore III
  • Added: 28 Aug 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 75640168
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Karen Sue Watkins Nelson (20 Mar 1956–11 Oct 2004), Find A Grave Memorial no. 75640168, citing Lakeview Memorial Park, Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Arthur Allen Moore III (contributor 46828136) .