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C. L. “Lum” Nelson

C. L. “Lum” Nelson, age 93, of Vienna, died Monday, September 4, 2017, at Crisp Regional Hospital in Cordele.

Born in Dooly County, he was the son of the late Lawton Eugene Nelson and Winifred Pilkington Nelson.  He was a retired farmer and a member of Pleasant View Baptist Church.  Mr. Nelson was a former school bus driver and had worked at Georgia Pacific.

He is survived by his sons, Wayne Nelson (Linda) of Cordele and Rodney Nelson of Vienna; his grandchildren, Michelle Nelson, Angie Thornton, Justin Nelson, Jay Nelson and Adrienne Worley; 9 great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his son, Jerry Nelson and his great grandson, Brycen Nelson.

Funeral services will be at 11 AM Friday, September 8 in Pleasant View Baptist Church with interment in the church cemetery.

The family will greet friends one hour prior to the service in the church fellowship hall.

Memorial gifts may be made to Pleasant View Baptist Church, 74 Spruce Lane, Pitts, Georgia 31072.

Friends may register online at www.brannen-nesmith.com.

Brannen-NeSmith Funeral Home of Vienna has charge of arrangements.