Clara Mooney Nelson 89, of Pulaski VA., went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, February 9, 2010. She was preceded in death by her husband Leonard Wesley Nelson, her parents Henry Mooney and Ada Stoneman Mooney, one brother Rev. Lawrence Mooney, one sister Lena Mooney Turman, four children Jimmy Max Nelson, Lawrence Wayne Nelson, Jewel Nelson Bond, and Carolyn Nelson Hasson. She was a long time member of The Midway Church of God of Prophecy. She is survived by one sister, Pauline Mooney Lavinder of Roanoke, VA., one daughter and son-in-law Lois and F.D. Black of Collinsville, VA., two sons and daughters-in-law Danny and Joyce Nelson of Chesterfield, VA. andDickie and Judy Nelson of Dublin, VA., and a dear sister-in-law Eva Sue Mooney Dean of Pulaski, VA.. 18 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren, and 6 great-great-grandchildren, along with a host of nieces, nephews, and church members whom loved her.
Funeral services will be held Friday, February the 12th 2010 at 2:00 p.m. from the Stevens Funeral Chapel, Pulaski with Bishop Ken Baker and Rev. George Freeman officiating. Burial will follow in the Highland Memory Gardens, Dublin. Visitation will be Friday from the funeral home where the family will receive friends from 12:00 noon until the service hour. The family will be meeting at the residence of the son and daughter-in-law Dickie and Judy Nelson, 5915 Jewell Ave. Dublin, VA.
Arrangements by Stevens Funeral Home Inc. Pulaski.