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John Nelson Obituary

John Andrew Nelson
John Andrew Nelson

November 3, 1924 - October 22, 2018
Born in Knoxville, TN
Resided in knoxville, Tennessee
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John Andrew Nelson age 93, of Knoxville, went to be with the Lord on Monday, October 22, 2018. John was a proud U.S. Army veteran and served on the Burma Road during WWII. He was a member of Smithwood Baptist Church and a long-time member of the Plumbers and Steamfitters Local #102 Union.

Preceded in death by wife, Barbara Elaine Nelson; parents, Roy David and Mamie Jane Nelson; brothers, Clyde, George, and Harley; sisters, Bessie Beeler and Mary Jo Gresham.

Survivors: daughters, Lynn Evans and Kristel Hill; grandchildren, Mandi Simpson and Rachel Hill; 2 great-grandsons; sister, Rose Vandergriff. Appreciation and gratitude is expressed to Lee and Barbara Johnson and thanks to Mary Simpson.

Family will receive friends 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. Thursday at Stevens Mortuary followed by a chapel service at 7:00 p.m. with Dr. C. Glenn Sullivan officiating. Family and friends will meet 10:45 a.m. Friday at Greenwood Cemetery for an 11:00 a.m. graveside service and interment. Serving the family, Stevens Mortuary, Oglewood Avenue at North Broadway.




Stevens Mortuary
1304 Oglewood Avenue
Knoxville, TN US 37917
Thursday, October 25, 2018
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Stevens Mortuary
1304 Oglewood Avenue
Knoxville, TN US 37917
Thursday, October 25, 2018
7:00 PM
Greenwood Cemetery
3500 Tazewell Pike
Knoxville, TN US 37918
Friday, October 26, 2018
11:00 AM



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