2006-06-01 / Obituaries

Lucille M. Nelms

Lucille McKettrick Nelms, 88, of Crawford, Ga., entered into rest on Tuesday, May 23, 2006 at Athens Regional Medical Center.

Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 26 in the chapel of Lord and Stephens Crawford with Revs. Wiley Carney and Dan Fernandez officiating. Burial followed at 2 p.m. in Bethany United Methodist Church Cemetery in Lincolnton.

Mrs. Nelms was the daughter of the late Benjamin and Minnie Lee Tullis McKettrick and the wife of the late Thomas Eugene Nelms. She worked at St. Mary's Hospital until her retirement. She was a resident of Quiet Oaks Nursing Home in Crawford and was a member of Lighthouse Evangelical Methodist Church.

Survivors include her children, Martha and Robert Huff, Glenda and Coile Stewart of Crawford, Tomi Nelms of Hartwell, Bill Nelms of Lexington and Lucy Bridges of Carlton; twelve grandchildren; sixteen great-grandchildren; one greatgreat grandchild; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Lord and Stephens Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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