Donovan Duwayne "Wayne" Nelson

Donovan Duwayne Nelson, 82, of Double Springs, entered into rest on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at his residence.

Wayne enjoyed working on guns, hunting, fishing and watching westerns.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 from 6-8:30 p.m. at Nichols Funeral Home in Double Springs. His graveside service will be held on Thursday, March 4, 2021, at 11 a.m. at Poplar Springs Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery in the Poplar Springs community. Brother Danny Page will officiate. The family requests that all who attend please wear a mask.

Wayne is survived by his wife of 63 years, Ellen Nelson; children, Clint Nelson (Elizabeth), Johnny Nelson, Donna Lay (Richard), Anthony Nelson (Belinda) and Karen Abney (JJ);  12 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; sisters, Vivian Sutherland (Doyle) and Mary McCullar and brother, Perry Nelson (Carolyn).

He was preceded in death by his father, Awyer Nelson and mother, Ivah Overton Tyler.

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