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Monday October 19th, 2020
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Nancy Lee King Nelms

Angier, NC: Mrs. Nancy Lee King Nelms, age 83, of NC 210 Hwy, passed away on Saturday, October 17, 2020 at UNC Johnston Health in Clayton. Funeral Services will be 11:00AM Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at Providence Presbyterian Church in Angier. Officiating will be Rev. Nadia Stropich. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.           Mrs. Nelms was born on December 5, 1936 in Johnston County to the late Valmond and Sarah Annie Stephenson King. She retired from Rex Hospital after 38 years of service as a nurse and was a member of Providence Presbyterian Church.             Surviving include her husband of 61 years, Thomas Melvin Nelms; children, David Nelms and wife, Lisa of Angier, Mark Nelms and wife, Pam of Angier, Phyllis Davis and husband, Eric of Burlington; grandchildren, Ryan Nelms and wife, Allison, Christina Jones and husband, Eric, Kendall Nelms; great-grandchildren, Dylan Jones, Brock Nelms, Baylee Nelms; sister, Ann Stephenson of Angier; nieces and nephews.             A time of visitation will be held on Monday, October 19, 2020 from 12:00PM-5:00PM at Rose & Graham Funeral Home in Benson, NC.  The family will not be present during this time.              The Family will receive friends in the lower fellowship hall following the committal service on Tuesday.             In accordance with the current NC-COVID-19 guidelines, the funeral home suggests practicing social distancing guidelines and the three W's: wait, wash and wear a face covering.  A mask is required for the service on Tuesday.               In lieu of flowers; memorials may be made to Providence Presbyterian Church Building Fund 14664 NC 210 Hwy Angier, NC 27501.           Condolences may be sent to the family at www.roseandgraham.com            Arrangements by Rose & Graham Funeral Home in Benson, NC

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Mrs. Nancy always had a smile when I saw her-such a sweet lady. I know she will be missed. Prayers for the family during this time.

Denise Lee, Wake Internal Medicine Laboratory Oct 22 2020 12:00 AM

So sad to hear of Nancy's passing. She was the first person to greet me when I started working in SDS @REX way back in the early 90's. She was a treasure. I'm sure she is with our Lord and saviour Jesus Christ. I hope the family finds comfort in that.Pam Daughtry

Pam Daughtry Oct 21 2020 12:00 AM

Nancy was my first school bus driver! Fond memories of her! May God bless you all as you grieve. Rose Roberts MacKay

Rose MacKay Oct 19 2020 12:00 AM

To Tom, your family, and AnnSorry to hear of Nancys passing. We worked together a lot of great years at Rex. I will always remember her work ethics, compassion for patients, and dedication to Rex and its mission, as well as her love of family, church and coworkers. We always laughed that our Johnston County connection had come full circle, as she was the School bus driver for my sister in first grade! Lots of great and fond memories.....and community roots.Im sorry for your loss, but hope your own special memories will ease your pain and serve as a reminder of this well-lived life. God bless you all in this time of sadness. Will be thinking of you tomorrow, as Nancy is finally at rest.Jayne Roberts Byrd

Jayne Byrd Oct 19 2020 12:00 AM

Tom, Dave, Mark and Phyllis,Our heart breaks with you. We will always remember the good times our parents had together and the trips taken. Your mama was a special friend to our parents, especially mama as they shared the love of nursing. So blessed for the many years of memories we will always cherrish. You all will be in our thoughts and prayers in the next few days. We love you all. Sylvia Arthurs, Donna Hedgpeth and Beverly Cheek

Donna Hedgpeth Oct 19 2020 12:00 AM

Nancy in her last few years always reminded us to be thankful if you could get up and put one foot in front of the other. She was so humble and loved our Lord. Kay Dry

Kay Dry Oct 18 2020 12:00 AM

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