Rogersville: Judith Spencer Nelson, age 80 of Rogersville, passed away Thursday, February 20, 2020 at Ballad Health Hawkins County Memorial Hospital following an extended illness. She was a member of Persia Baptist Church. Mrs. Nelson was preceded in death by her parents, Harlan and Ida Thompson Spencer; sisters, Eloise Fitzpatrick and Marie Gilliam; brother, Kenneth Spencer.
She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Erling "Carl" Nelson, Sr.; daughter, Eileen Jeanette Brown of Oregon; sons, Erling Carl Nelson, Jr. of Rogersville and Harlan Edward Nelson of Washington; several grandchildren; brother, Sidney Spencer and wife, Amanda of Cottageville, WV; nieces, Cindy Dalton, Jackie Lynn Spencer and Deborah Hanny; nephew, Michael Spencer.
Visitation hours will be 2:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M., Saturday, February 22, 2020 at Broome Funeral Home, Rogersville.
Funeral service will be conducted 4:00 P.M., Saturday, February 22, 2020 in the funeral home chapel with Chaplain Greg Graybeal officiating. Graveside service will be 2:00 P.M., Sunday, February 23, 2020 at Hawkins County Memorial Gardens.
Online condolences may be made at www.broomefuneralhome.com
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