Mollie Virginia Nelson
Mollie Virginia Nelson
  • May 23, 1939 - April 7, 2017
  • Douglasville, Georgia

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Mrs. Mollie Virginia Nelson, age 77, of Villa Rica, Georgia, formerly of Douglasville, passed away Friday, April 7, 2017. She was born May 23, 1939 in Soddy Daisy, Tennessee. She loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She enjoyed shopping, yard work, gardening and growing flowers. Mrs. Nelson was a member of West Metro Church of God.

Mrs. Nelson was preceded in death by her husband, Robert D. Nelson, Sr.; and her parents, Lee and Vera Thompson Smith.

She is survived by her sons, Robert “Dinker” Nelson, Jr. and Keith Nelson; daughters, Tina Cochran and Melody Richards; brother, James Lee Smith; grandchildren, Jessica Bruhmuller, Courtney Robinson, Robby Peavy, Joshua Nelson, Whitney Whitfield, Lindsay Mitchell and Nicholas Nelson; great-grandchildren, Christopher Robinson, Sienna Peavy, Nicholas Robinson, Sophia Peavy, Elise Nelson, Jackson Mitchell; Kinsey Bruhmuller, Tucker Mitchell and Tanner Whitfield; as well as numerous other family members.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday, April 9, 2017 from 2:00 PM until 5:00 PM. The funeral service will be Monday, April 10, 2017 at 11:00 AM in the Rosehaven Chapel with Brother Joshua Smith officiating. Interment will follow at Central Baptist Church Cemetery.

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Arrangements by: Whitley-Garner at Rosehaven Funeral Home, Douglasville, GA 30134, 770-942-4246