James Morris Nelson, 56, formerly of Fair Bluff, died Friday, Nov. 3, 2017 at Southeastern Regional Medical Center in Lumberton.He was the son of Thomas Nelson and Mary Nelson.
The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9 at Hickory Grove Missionary Baptist Church, 5598 Hinsons Crossroads, Fair Bluff, with Rev. Thomas Nelson officiating. Viewing will be held from noon-7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8 at Peoples Funeral Home of Whiteville. There will be no viewing Thursday, Nov. 9 at the church. Burial will be in Hickory Grove Cemetery.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by two daughters, Shonda Baldwin of Cerro Gordo and Grace Nelson of Conway, S.C.; one son, Thomas Nelson of Chadbourn; two sisters, Martha Nelson and Marie Nelson, both of Raleigh; and five brothers, Willie Nelson and Leander Nelson, both of Mullins, S.C., Johnny Nelson of Texas, Anthony Nelson of Fair Bluff and John Nelson of High Point.
In lieu of flowers, contact the family for donation requests.
Friends may visit the family at 859 Otto Nance Road in Cerro Gordo.