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Susie Nelson

February 18, 1935 - March 28, 2013

HARRISBURG, PA – Susie M. Nelson, 78, of Harrisburg, formerly of Cofield, NC, passed away Thursday, March 28, 2013 at Blue Mountain Nursing Home, Harrisburg.

She was born February 18, 1935 in Cofield, NC; the daughter of the late Hersey F. and Zellor O. (Brown) Sears. She was preceded in death by her husband, Linwood Nelson; 3 brothers and 3 sisters.

Surviving is her son, Linwood E. Nelson, and wife Terry Smoake Nelson, of Cofield, NC; 2 granddaughters, Marion Renee Nelson and Morgan Lynn Nelson, both of Cofield; her sister, Mattie E. Hoskins, of Harrisburg; her brother, Vernon Sears and wife, Linda of Dothan, AL; and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends at Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service of Ahoskie on Thursday evening from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM. A celebration of life service will be conducted Friday, April 5, 2013 at 2:00 PM at the Carpenters Shop Church with the Rev. Paul Edwards officiating. Burial will follow in the Sears Family Cemetery, Cofield, NC.

Family and friends may sign the online guestbook by visiting

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Thursday, April 4, 2013

Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service of Ahoskie

205 NC Highway 42 W
Ahoskie, NC 27910

Service Information

Date: Friday, April 5, 2013

Time: 2:00 pm


Carpenter's Shop Church

903 S. Catherine Creek Rd.
Ahoskie, NC 27910

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