The Mountain Eagle
Whitesburg KY

Margaret Nelson dies at 71



Margaret Faye Adams Nelson, 71, died Friday April 19 at her home in Paris, Ky.

A native of Whitesburg, she was a daughter of the late Chester and Margie Pennington Adams.

Mrs. Nelson was a homemaker, and was the mother of the late Vicki Nelson Gibson and a sister of the late Jack Adams and Gene Adams.

She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Hugh A. Nelson; two daughters, Pam Nelson Yazell and Kevin Gray, and Cathy Nelson Oakley and husband Johnnie; nine grandchildren, Amber Vence and husband David, Haleigh Yazell, T.J. Yazell, Conner Yazell, Kaitlyn Timby and husband Patrick, Hugh Oakley, Cody Gibson IV, Chase Gibson and Colton Gibson; four sisters, Shirley Sands, Sue Hall and husband Bobby, Carol O’Grady and husband Tom, and Pearl Banks and husband Doug; and two brothers, John Adams and wife Debbie, and Larry Adams.

Visitation services were held April 21 at the Lusk- McFarland Funeral Home, 1120 Main St. in Paris.

The online guestbook is at and a 24-hour funeral information line can be reached by calling 859-987- 4387.

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