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Tyler Nelson

d. November 14, 2018

Tyler Nelson age 19 of Speedwell passed away on Wednesday, November 14, 2018, after a 2 ½ year courageous battle with cancer.  He was a 2018 graduate of Cumberland Gap High School, attended Haynes Flat Baptist Church, enjoyed playing soccer, the performing arts, and a great love of music.  Tyler had a great appreciation for the work of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and the care that he received there. Preceded in death by Grandfather, Hugh Steven Ray.

Survivors: Parents, John and Mickki Ray Nelson; Brothers, Elijah Nelson and Joshua Nelson, and Sisters, Addison Nelson and Zoey Nelson; Grandparents, Jevonna and Mike Welch, and Larry and Frankie Nelson; Aunts and Uncles, Hugh and Stacey Ray, Kendra and Brandon Overton, Aundera and Steve Ramsey, Melinda and David Gibson, and Regina and Bryan Taylor; Numerous Cousins, other relatives and special friends, and the Physicians and Staff of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Funeral Services Sunday 6:00 P.M. at Haynes Flat Baptist Church with Rev. Travis Dunn and Tyler’s Uncle, Hugh Ray officiating.  Family and friends will meet on Monday at 10:30 A.M. at Walters Funeral Home and proceed to Bakers Forge Cemetery for graveside services and interment.  The family will receive friends from 3:00 to 6:00 P.M. Sunday before funeral services.  The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or at www.stjude.org/donate, Ronald McDonald House Charities, 26345 Network Place, Chicago, IL 60673-1263 or at www.rmhc.org, or Target House, 1811 Poplar Ave., Memphis, TN 38104.  Online condolences for Tyler may be made at www.waltersfuneralhome.net.  Walters Funeral Home of LaFollette is honored to be serving the family of Tyler Nelson.

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Sunday, November 18, 2018

3:00 - 6:00pm (Eastern time)

Haynes Flat Baptist Church

, Speedwell, TN 37870

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Sunday, November 18, 2018

Starts at 6:00pm (Eastern time)

Haynes Flat Baptist Church

, Speedwell, TN 37870

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