Marylene Harvel Nelson, age 90, of Wedowee passed away Monday, May 17, 2021, at her home surrounded by family.
She is survived by one daughter, Judy Graham (Terry) of Wedowee; one son, Barry Nelson of Wedowee; one granddaughter, Brooke Bayliss (Scott) of Wedowee; one brother, Bill Harvel (Judy) of Roanoke; sister-in-law, Evelyn Harvel of Alex City; and several nieces and nephews.
A lifelong Wedowee resident, Mrs. Nelson was born in Heflin, Alabama, on December 29, 1930, the daughter of W. C. and Myrtis Dodson Harvel. She was a member of Levens Baptist Church and worked as a winder operator at Handley Mills. Mrs. Nelson was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Carl Nelson, Jr.; brother, Bob Harvel; sister, Reba Rampy; and an infant brother.
The family would like to thank Mrs. Nelson’s caregivers and Compassus Hospice for everything they did for our loved one.
A memorial service honoring Carl Nelson, Jr., and Marylene Harvel Nelson will be held on Friday, May 21, 2021, at 2:00 PM at Benefield Funeral Chapel with Rev. Terry Graham officiating. Burial will follow at Levens Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 12:00-2:00 PM on Friday before services begin.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Levens Baptist Church at P.O. Box 1058, Wedowee, AL 36278.