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Frank Nelson

Sunday, December 25, 2005

Frank Lee Nelson, 67, of Memphis, Tenn., formerly of Caruthersville, Mo., died Monday, Dec. 19, 2005, at Methodist North Hospital in Memphis.

Born March 6, 1938, in Caruthersville, son of the late Thurman Rudokph and Mary Charlotte Meachum Nelson, he graduated from Caruthersville High School and he also attended Memphis State University. He was employed at the Commercial Appeal and a member of the Southaven Baptist Church in Southaven, Miss.

Survivors include one daughter, Wendi Johnson and husband, Terry, of Jackson, Tenn.; two brothers, Sonny Nelson and Mike Nelson, both of Caruthersville and one grandson, Terry "T.J." Johnson Jr., of Jackson.

Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 22, at the Little Prairie Cemetery in Caruthersville with Brother Len Kennedy officiating.

H.S. Smith Funeral Home of Caruthersville was in charge of arrangements.