Sentinel-Echo.com

Obituaries

May 7, 2014

John Nelson

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. — John Nelson, 71, of Pleasant View Road, London, Ky., passed away Thursday, Thursday, May 1, 2014,  at Continue Care Hospital in Corbin.

Born Sept. 11, 1942 in Jackson County, Ky., he was the son of the late Tom Nelson and Lucy Napier Nelson.

He was a dry wall hanger and finisher and of the Christian faith.

He is survived by six children, Johnny J. Nelson, Eldon Wesley Nelson, and Joby Nora Oakley all of London, Ronnie Cam Nelson of Corbin, Tammy Lucille Sapienza of Fort Pierce, Fla., and Jeanette Marie Nelson of Baltimore, Md.;. two brothers, Cam Samuel Nelson and Eldon Nelson both of London; 20 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, William Earl Nelson, Herman Nelson and T.J. Nelson; and two sisters, Marie Joyce Nelson and Lily Nelson.

Funeral service for John Nelson was conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, May 5 in London Funeral Home chapel with Donald Sims officiating.

Burial followed at the Cunnagin Cemetery in Jackson County, Ky.

Pallbearers were Steven Nelson, Michael Nelson, Shawn Nelson, J.T. Nelson, Johnny Nelson and Eric Sapienza.

 The family received friends from 12 noon Monday, until the 2 p.m. funeral hour.

1
Text Only
Obituaries
  • Velma Burnett Barnes

    Velma Rose Burnett Barnes, age 84, passed away July 25, 2014, at the Wayne County Hospital.

     

    July 30, 2014

  • Darrell Duane Kirkman

    Darrell Duane Kirkman, 56, Elon, N.C., went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, July 22, 2014.  

     

    July 28, 2014

  • Henderson Clayton Wyrick

    Henderson Clayton Wyrick, 82, Indianapolis, Ind., formerly of Laurel County, Ky., passed away Sunday, July 20, 2014.

     

    July 28, 2014

  • Fred Fountain Watkins Jr.

    Fred Fountain Watkins Jr., 87, Stanton, Ky., passed away Sunday, Aug. 20, 2014.

     

    July 28, 2014

  • Bettie Delena Bradley

    Bettie Delena Bradley, 77, Indianapolis, Ind., formerly of Laurel County, Ky., passed away Sunday, July 20, 2014, at the Sidney & Lois Eskenazi Hospital. 

     

    July 28, 2014

  • Jill Leann Sizemore Harrell

    Jill Leann Sizemore Harrell, 42, passed away Monday, July 21, 2014.

     

    July 28, 2014

  • Gladys Eileen McWhorter

    Gladys Eileen McWhorter, 84, of Hamilton, Ohio, passed away Saturday, July 12, 2014.

     

    July 28, 2014

  • Charles Ray Hubbard

    Charles Ray Hubbard, 49, Club Valley Estates Road, London, Ky., passed away Saturday, July 19, 2014, at the UK Medical Center, Lexington, Ky.

    July 25, 2014

  • Colleen Herndon Colleen Herndon

    Colleen Herndon, age 84, a longtime resident of London, KY, passed away at her home on May 13, 2014.

    July 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • James Vernon Whicker

    James Vernon Whicker, 74, died Thursday, July 17, 2014 at Wells Hospice Care Center in Hazard.

     

    July 23, 2014

Facebook
AP Video
Raw: Japanese Soldiers Storm Beach in Exercises Raw: Weapons Fire Hits UN School in Gaza Raw: Rocket Launches Into Space With Cargo Ship Broken Water Main Floods UCLA Two Women Narrowly Avoid Being Hit by Train In Virginia, the Rise of a New Space Coast New Sanctions on Key Sectors of Russian Economy Crayola Announces Family Attraction in Orlando US Ready to Slap New Sanctions on Russia Kerry: Not Worried About Israeli Criticism Boater Rescued From Edge of Kentucky Dam Girl Struck by Plane on Florida Beach Dies Rodents Rampant in Gardens Around Louvre House to Vote on Slimmed-down Bill for Border Looming Demand Could Undercut Flight Safety Raw: 2 Shells Hit Fuel Tank at Gaza Power Plant Raw: Massive Explosions From Airstrikes in Gaza Giant Ketchup Bottle Water Tower Up for Sale Easier Nuclear Construction Promises Fall Short Kerry: Humanitarian Cease-fire Efforts Continue
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Poll

Now that school is out, what are your family’s summer vacation plans?

A. No major plans. We will probably hang out around Laurel County.
B. Going to the beach!
C. Kentucky has a lot of wonderful state parks, and we plan to visit a few and enjoy quality family time.
     View Results