Whitesburg KY

Larry Nelson dies at 69

Larry Allen Nelson, 69, of Neon, died May 20 at University of Kentucky Hospital in Lexington.

Born in Cromona to the late Denver and Lexie Bailey Nelson, he was a brother of the late Jerry Nelson, Ronald Nelson, Ruby Sowards, Joyce Polly and Harold “Dinky” Nelson.

He had worked as a coal miner, and was a member of Fleming Baptist Church, but in recent years had attended Millstone Missionary Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Nettie Nelson; a daughter, Michelle Barber and husband Larry, of Morehead; a son, Justin Nelson, of Neon; four grandchildren, Trey Barber, of Morehead, and Kylan Nelson, Lexi Nelson and Hannah Nelson, all of Elkhorn City; a brother, Donald “Sonny” Nelson and wife Norma, of Haymond; two sisters, Betty Quillen, of Haymond, and Dee “Lala” Ginn and husband Ralph, of Burlington.

Funeral services were held May 25 at Fleming Baptist Church. Burial was in Green Acres Cemetery.

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