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Stewart B. Nelson, 87 WWII Veteran Dies January 20

ABILENE, Jan. 22 – Stewart Benjamin Nelson, 87, of Charlotte County, Abilene, died on Tuesday, January 20, 2009, after a long illness. Mr. Nelson was a retired farmer and World War II veteran.

He is survived by his wife, Faye Adams Nelson; a son, Jimmy S. Nelson and daughter-in-law, Carol Noonkester; a daughter, Lisa L. Nelson, all of North Carolina; several nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Willie and Gladys Nelson; two brothers, Boyd and Gregory Nelson; and a sister, Mary Ethel Mitchell.

A funeral service will be held on Saturday, January 24, at 2 p.m. at the Browning Funeral Home.

The family will receive friends on Friday from 4 to 6 p.m. at the funeral home with cremation to follow.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Charlotte County Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 330, Keysville, VA 23947.

The Browning Funeral Home, Keysville, is in charge of the arrangements.