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Priscilla Lovelace Nelson

June 8, 1950 July 11, 2019
Priscilla Lovelace Nelson
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On July 11, 2019, Priscilla Gail Lovelace Nelson of Danville, VA, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and sister passed from this life to her eternal reward peacefully at her home. She was born in Ruffin, NC and was the daughter of the late Willie Joseph Lovelace and Grace Travis Lovelace Burchett. On June 9, 1967 she married the love of her life, Wesley Howard “Butch” Nelson, Sr., who predeceased her on January 12th of this year. Together they shared 51 years of happiness, three sons, and five grandchildren.

Priscilla worked for Kroger and had enjoyed 19 years of retirement with Butch. She attended Cascade Baptist Church.

Priscilla is survived by three sons, Wesley Jr. of Danville, VA, Steven (Jenna) of Holly Springs, NC, and Christopher of Danville, VA, two sisters, Aquila Mangrum and Belwood Hyler, both of Danville, four grandchildren, Caleb Nelson, Wesley Nelson, III, Whitney Nelson, and Nora Nelson. In addition to her husband and parents she was predeceased by two sisters, Thelma Adkins and Sandra Foutz, a brother, Floyd Lovelace, and a grandson, Christopher Nelson, Jr.

Graveside services will be conducted by her Pastor, Wayne Mayberry, on Monday, July 15, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at Danville Memorial Gardens, Danville, VA.

In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests that memorial donations be made to Cascade Baptist Church, 3664 Huntington Trail, Cascade, VA 24069.

Norris Funeral Services, Inc. and Crematory, West End Chapel, 511 Church Ave. Danville is serving the Nelson family. Online condolences may be made at

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Danville Memorial Gardens

4849 Riverside Drive
Danville, VA 24541

Danville Memorial Gardens
4849 Riverside Drive Danville 24541 VA
United States

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