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In Memory of
Marcus Bernard Nelson
1964 - 2018
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The lighting of a Memorial Candle not only provides a gesture of sympathy and support to the immediate family during their time of need but also provides the gift of extending the Book of Memories for future generations.
Bro. Marcus Nelson was born on October 25, 1964 in Mobile, Alabama and departed this life on March 26, 2018. He was preceded in death by his father, Cle’Authur Alston.
He confessed Christ at an early age and was a devoted member of Mt. Ararat Missionary Baptist Church. He served on Usher Board No. 3.
He was a welder for Mobile Pulley for numerous years. Later, he worked with Carlos Nelson Construction followed by Themelion Concrete.
He is survived by his devoted two sons; Tavares (Willisha) Nelson, Irvington, Telvin Nelson, Dawes, and a daughter, Iesha Peyton, Grand Bay. He is also survived by his loving and devoted mother, Lottie N. Johnson, Theodore, and a caring father Edward Johnson, Dawes, AL; his four sisters Teriliane Johnson, Theodore, Edna Lewis and Tempest Staten, Dawes, Trina McCovery, Grand Bay, and three brothers, Alexander Dickerson, Dayton, OH, Jonathan (Erica) Woodard, Harvest, AL, and Joseph (Erica) Hale, Irvington, AL. He is also survived by two granddaughters who will cherish his memory forever, Taylor and Tiana, Dawes; A special devoted companion, Audrei Rivers, will also lovingly remember him forever. Also, he leaves to remember him, one devoted great aunt, Laura Leslie, Atmore, AL, aunts: Annie Nelson and Joyce Nelson, Theodore, Willie Mae Young, Mobile, Dorothy Hill, Jacksonville, FL, and Eva Carson, Birmingham; uncles: James (Joann) Nelson, Theodore, Thomas (Debbie) Nelson, Theodore, Ira (Sarah) Nelson, Dawes, Willie Jackson, Santa Barbara, CA., Eddie Alston, Sr., Theodore, and Peter Alston, Mobile; a goddaughter, Jacklin Bettis, Dawes, and godson, Quentin Harris, Theodore. Cousins, nephews, nieces, other family, and many special friends also remain to remember him.
This Book of Memories brings those affected by loss together by encouraging communication and self-expression. By giving friends and family a special place to tell their stories and express their feelings of loss, it helps them care for one another during a very difficult time. Click on any of the links to the right to access features or information within this memorial website.