Lessie Rosetta Perry Nelson, 82, of Southern Pines, North Carolina, died Friday, December 30, 2016, at Brookdale Senior Living in Pinehurst, North Carolina.

Mrs. Nelson was preceded in death by her husband of fifty-four years, Francis Nelson, and she was a life-long member of Cool Springs United Methodist Church.

Survivors:  Children, Gwendolyn Cole (Bruce), Andrea McCaskill (Tommy), Cynthia Martin (Cornell), Frances McKnight, Alice Martin, Robert Hennigan (Madelyn); and Patricia, George, and Clarence Nelson (Nedra); a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great grandchildren; three sisters-in-law; nieces, nephews, cousins, and other relatives and dear friends.

Online condolences can be made at www.simonfuneralhome.com until January 18, 2017.


Lessie Rosetta Perry Nelson

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Name: Rev. Rose Highland-Sharpe
Email: rosehighlandsharpe@gmail.com
Message: Condolences and prayers are extended to you on the loss of your beloved Lessie Rosetta Perry Nelson. Much prayer, love and peace to all. We will continue to keep you lifted before the Lord. On behalf of our family - Highland and Lucas family - God's peace and His strength be with you.