Earnest Wayne Nelson

Born in Gainesboro, TN on February 10, 1959

Departed on February 13, 2020 and resided in Westmoreland, TN

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Earnest “Wayne” Nelson, age 61 of Westmoreland, went to be with the Lord on February 13, 2020. Wayne was born in Gainesboro, Tennessee on February 10, 1959 to Robert Nelson and the late Margaret Nelson. Wayne loved to fish and he loved his Ford truck. In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by his sister, Annette; niece, Holly; and his grandson, Shawn. He leaves behind his loving wife of 36 years, Jeanette Nelson; father, Robert Nelson; sons, Roger Smith (Heather) and Carl Smith; daughters, Shawna Hurst (David), Honey Huff (Chris), and Crystal Smith; 21 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; brothers, Ricky, Robert, Michael, Charlie; and sister, Allison. Honorary Pallbearers will be: Cody, Tillman, Kyler, Nathan, Justin, Christopher, Adam, and Cody. Funeral Services will be conducted on Monday, February 17th at 3:00 P.M. in the Chapel of Crestview Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Case officiating. Visitation with the family will be on Monday from 12:00 P.M. until service time. Arrangements Entrusted To: Crestview Funeral Home and Memory Gardens, 1623 Highway 109 North, Gallatin, TN 37066 Phone: (615)452-1943, Obituary Line: (615)452-7589 www.crestviewfh.com

4 Comments to Mr. Earnest Wayne Nelson

  1. Daylynn Fey
    February 14, 2020 7:07 pm

    I will miss him so much. He was so much of brother to me .He heart was big as the mountains.

    February 14, 2020 7:24 pm

    Papaw I will always love you and cherish our moments ….your home now and breathing freely …. I know you will be watching over our family! You definitely made me laugh and was the easiest one in the family to talk to ….. you never turned anyone away …..you loved us all just the same ….fly high papaw love you big much

  3. Cecilia & Roger Camire
    February 16, 2020 5:36 pm

    Dear Jeanette and family, though we did not know him we are sorry to hear of his passing. Our hearts are divided as we grieve with you, yet rejoice with him as he rests in the arms of Jesus. Love to you all, Aunt Ceil (your mom’s sister in NH].

  4. Debbye Harrison
    February 17, 2020 6:03 pm

    Robert, Micheal & Charlie,
    So sorry to hear about Wayne. Haven’t seen any of you since when we worked for Jim Fritz. Prayers for you all and hugs too. May he rest in peace. In heaven with Johnny Bull now.

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