Mrs. Betty Nelson of Andalusia passed away Thursday, June 17, 2021 at her residence. She was 77.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m., Tuesday, June 22, 2021 at the Keahey Chapel. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m., Monday evening at Keahey Funeral Home. Rev. Barry Wilkerson will be officiating. Interment will follow in Fairmount Baptist Church cemetery in Red Level. Serving as pallbearers will be Steven Cobb, Dereck Nelson, Joseph Hall, Kyle Butler, Adam Cobb and Colton Mattenly. Honorary pallbearers will be Benjamin Cobb, Shaun Cobb, Jonathan Hall and Taylor Nelson. Keahey Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements.
Left to cherish her memory, son, Randy Nelson (Jennifer) of Andalusia; step sons, Billy Nelson of Andalusia and Bobby Nelson of St. Augustine, Florida; daughters, Anita Hall Butler (Kevin) of Andalusia; Betty Smith of Opp; Glenda Birge (Kevin) of Opp; and Lois Cobb of Andalusia; brothers, James Ainsworth of Andalusia; sisters, Dorothy Ward, of Andalusia; 18 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren and 29 great great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Nelson, sisters, Linnie Owens and Alice Davis and brother, Willie Ainsworth and her parents, William Ainsworth and Ellen Louise Smith Ainsworth.
She was a member of Hopewell Baptist Church; enjoyed flower and vegetable gardening, cutting grass and doing puzzles. She will be greatly missed.
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