Billie Wayne Nelson, age 78 passed away July 2, 2021 at his home in Imboden surrounded by his loving family, he was of the Pentecost belief and a member of Independent Christian Assembly Church in Hoxie. Billie was the son of the late Earnest Frankie Nelson and Maggie Alberta Aust-Nelson. He was an avid outdoorsman, he loved fishing and hunting. Billie was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather.
Mr. Nelson is proceeded in death by a son, John Nelson, great grandson Aaron Nelson and 11 brothers and sisters.
He is survived by his wife Glenda Sue Webb-Nelson of the home and recently celebrated their 60th year of marriage. Children of Mr. Nelson include Billy (Pam) Nelson of Ravenden, Dewayne (Kelly) Nelson of Lynn, Diane (Robert) Huskey of Walnut Ridge, Debbie (Clint) Burleson of Black Rock, Kay (Kenny) Simms of Horne Lake Miss, Connie (Lonnie) Cline of Williford, Lisa (Mark) Watson of Jonesboro, Amber (BJ)Young of Imboden. Mr. Nelson has 28 grand children and many great grandchildren, nieces, and nephews, his dear friend and fishing buddy, Buddy Reid.
Billie is also survived by 2 brothers, Donnie Nelson of Sedgwick and Freddie Fry of Bono and four sisters, Marie Russom of Bono, Mary Fry of Walnut Ridge, Kay Fry & Jean Tribble of Imboden.
Funeral service will be Monday, July 5, 2021 at 11 A.M. in the Independent Christian Assembly Church in Hoxie with Bro. Ed Gregory officiating. Pallbearers will be his grandchildren, Christopher Nelson, Dustin Simms, Haley Young, Danny Phillips Jr., Daryl Dotson, Ethan Burleson, Zachary Phillips.
Honorary Pallbearers are Steven Phillips, Cayden Tribble, Kyle Simms, Eric Simms, Jarod Phillips, Chloe Young, Bethannie Young, Jonathan Phillips, Tonya Phillips, Brad Nelson, Devon Dotson, Sebrinna Free, Britney Turner, and Sammy Burton, Adyssia Baker, Angel Robins, Kristi Rice, Billy Nelson Jr., Donna Nelson, Kyra Witt, Crysti Phillips.
Visitation is Sunday July 4, 2021 from 5 P.M. till 8 P.M. in the Bryan Chapel.