November 29, 2004

Everett Davis Nelson

Mr. Everett Davis "Ed" Nelson, age 73, of McDonough, Ga., died Saturday, November 27, 2004 at Henry Medical Center.

Mr. Nelson was born Oct. 3, 1931 in Fulton County, the son of the late Gaynell Araine Hales and Otis Nelson.

He graduated from Brown High School Class of 1949, served his country in the U.S. Navy on an aircraft carrier in the Korean War, worked as a printer for Clark/American Co. He enjoyed gospel music, good humor and being with his family.

A brother, Edward Nelson, preceded him in death.

Survivors are his loving wife of 51 years, Pauline Nelson of McDonough; children, Lance and Winona Kennedy of Baxley, Ga., Wayne and Anita Beasley of McDonough, Wayne and Anita Beasley of McDonough, Rick and Pam Nelson of Gardendale, AL., and Lori Platzer of McDonough; brother, Earl Nelson of McDonough; nine grandchildren, six great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Funeral services for Mr. Nelson will be Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2004 at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Haisten Funeral Home, with the Rev. James West officiating. Interment will be at 1 p.m. at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens in College Park. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. Haisten Funeral Home - McDonough (770) 914-8833.