Doris C. (Dot) Nelson of South Boston, VA passed away May 7, 2020. She was born in Halifax County, VA on September 23, 1930 and was 89 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Newton Jefferson Cassada and the late Ella Oakes Cassada. She was married to the late Thomas Pool (T.P.) Nelson.
She was a faithful member of First Baptist Church where she was one of the founders of the FBC Weekday School. She taught school in the Halifax County Public School System. Doris Anne will be remembered as a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend.
Doris C. Nelson is survived by:
Tommy Nelson (Barbara) of South Boston
Anne Garner Meeks (Greg) of Halifax
Stowe Nelson, Will Nelson, Holley Anne Winikoff (Ben) and Sarah Alice Meeks
***Preceded in death by***
Arthur Cassada, Bill Cassada and Hattie Hart
A private graveside service will be held Saturday, May 9, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at Oak Ridge Cemetery with the Rev. Susan Davis and Rev. Garrett Bowman officiating. In keeping with CDC guidelines regarding COVID-19, the funeral service will be livestreamed via Powell Funeral Home’s Facebook page.
The family will receive friends at the home of Anne Garner and Greg Meeks, 1070 Brook Run Rd., Halifax, VA.
For memorials please consider First Baptist Church Capital Campaign Fund, 815 North Main St., South Boston, VA 24592.
Online condolences may be directed to www.powellfuneralinc.com.
Arrangements are by: Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 1603 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592.
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