Marceline Nelson
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Obituary of Marceline Smith Nelson

Marceline Smith Nelson, age 86, died Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at Autumn Care Nursing & Rehabilitation, Biscoe, NC.

Mrs. Nelson was born June 12, 1932 in Troy, NC the daughter of the late Carmie Victor Smith and the late Bernice Saunders Smith.

She was employed as a folder in a local Hosiery Mill for many years. Marceline was known to be a good Christian woman, who loved reading her bible. She was faithful to her Savior and to her church. She was very musically inclined and enjoyed playing the autoharp, guitar and piano. She loved cooking and crocheting.

She is survived by one daughter: Shelia Treece and husband Jerry of Troy, NC; Grandchildren: Christy Taylor of Myrtle Beach, SC; Robbie Nelson and wife Rebecca of Troy, NC and Kenneth Taylor and wife Shanna of Newport News, VA; 6 great-grandchildren: Morgan Nelson, Monica Nelson, Sydney Long, Zachary Taylor, Hunter Nelson, and Dylan Nelson; one sister: Marie Donathan and husband Bill of Wadesboro, NC and one brother: Leonard Smith of Troy, NC. She was preceded in death by her husband John Robert Nelson, son Robert Nelson, and brothers Gerald Smith and Billy Smith.

A visitation will be held on Thursday, May 30, 2019 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Pugh Troy Funeral Home, 211 N. Main St., Troy, NC. A Funeral Service will be held on Friday, May 31, 2019 at 11:00 AM at First Wesleyan Church of Troy, 1368 NC Hwy. 134N, Troy, NC, with the Dr. Edward Lindsay officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church Cemetery, Mt. Carmel Church Rd., Troy, NC.

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Pugh-Troy Funeral Home is serving the Nelson family.