James H. ‘Jim Bo’ Nelson

Mr. James H. “Jim Bo” Nelson, 84, of Ellijay, died Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017.

He was born Aug. 21, 1933, in Gilmer County, to the late James Herschel and Mae Dooly Nelson. He worked in the automobile industry as a transfer driver, and was a member of Little Baptist Church.

He is survived by wife, Helen Sutton Nelson; sons and daughter-in-law, James and Alicia Nelson, Robert Nelson, all of Ellijay; daughters and son-in-law, Debra DeFoor, of Blue Ridge, Barbara and Sanford Rittenberry, of Ellijay; brothers, Jerry Nelson, of Blue Ridge, Foster Nelson, of Smyrna; 11 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017, from the chapel of Bernhardt Funeral Home with the Rev. Jamie Dotson, the Rev. Roy Griggs, the Rev. Mitchell Pack and the Rev. Emuel Sanford officiating.

Music will be by Randall Bramlett and Cathy Taylor.

Pallbearers will be Brandon Nelson, Larry Nelson, Randy Nelson, Mickey Nelson, Tim Nelson, Phil Putnam and Brandon Nelson.

Interment will be in the Yukon Cemetery.

Condolences can be made at www.bernhardtfh.com.

Bernhardt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Times Courier

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1076
Ellijay, GA. 30540

Phone: 706-635-4313
Fax: 706-635-7006