Alice Lowery Nelson

August 24, 1950October 2, 2020

Marie Alice Lowery Nelson, age 70, of Douglasville, Georgia, formerly of Pensacola, Florida, passed away on Friday, Octoer 2, 2020.

She met and married the love of her life, Ronald "Ronnie" Nelson, and the two had two beautiful children together: Brad and April. She attended First Baptist Church Douglasville and Heritage Baptist Church where she was an active member of the choir and the Pioneers group.

Mrs. Nelson enjoyed art, gardening and helping others. She worked in various capacities at Lithia High School, Alexander High School and The Coca-Cola Company.

She was a kind hearted individual and dedicated her life to helping others. Her unwaivering faith and passion to serve was an inspiration to her family, friends and the countless lives that she has touched.

Mrs. Nelson is preceded in death by her husband, Ronnie Nelson; parents, William and Bonnie Lowery; and sisters, Nancy Lowery and Barbara West. Her memory will be cherished by her children, Brad Nelson of Douglasville and April and her husband, JT Terblanche, of Atlanta and their children, Ava and Ethan; her sister in law, MacMurphy Bundrick and her husband, Sam of Norman, Oklahoma; many nieces and nephews; and her Chihuahua, Charlie.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, October 8, 2020 from 1:00 pm until 3:00 pm at Whitley-Garner at Rosehaven Funeral Home 8640 Rose Avenue Douglasville, GA 30134. A celebration of Mrs. Nelson's life will follow at 3:00 pm in Rosehaven Chapel. A committal service will be held after the services at Rosehaven Memorial Park.

Please contact Frances Florist for your floral arrangement needs at (770) 949-8711 or online at For those wanting to make donations in Mrs. Nelson's memory, please consider The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research

For those needing assistance with travel accommodations, please use the Bereavement Travel benefit by calling (800) 224-4177 and provide the access code 9621.

Please take time to leave condolences with the family or share memories of Mrs. Nelson by visiting

Services have been entrusted to the care of Whitley-Garner at Rosehaven Funeral Home 8640 Rose Avenue Douglasville, Georgia 30134.


  • Visitation

    Thursday, October 8, 2020

  • Celebration of Life Service

    Thursday, October 8, 2020

  • Committal Service

    Thursday, October 8, 2020


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Arefeh and Klaus Langikde

October 7, 2020

Dear Brad, April and family we share your sorrow for the loss of your dear sweet Mother, Alice.
Ron, Alice and the two of you have been our long time friends and a blessing to our family over the years.
Sending you our sincere condolences and keeping you in our hearts and prayers.
With great love,
Klaus, Arefeh, Daun and Nabil

Fran & Buddy King

October 6, 2020

A faithful friend of nearly 50 years. We are so thankful for the blessings Alice bestowed on all she met and rest in the knowledge she is with our Lord. Fran and Buddy King

Jennifer McClure Naczki

October 5, 2020

On behalf of myself, my husband, and my family, we send our deepest condolences to Alice's family, Brad and April. Alice had such a beautiful heart and was a true joy to be around. She was loved very much by us all and she will be sorely missed. You're all in our thoughts and prayers.

Much love,
Steve and Jennifer Naczki

Daniel Underwood

October 4, 2020

Our deepest condolences to Brad, April, and the family during this time of loss. We loved Alice very much and had such a long and rich history with Alice and Ron in Douglas County through First Baptist Church Douglasville and Heritage Baptist Church. We rejoice through tears with the family as you grieve her loss and celebrate her homegoing to heaven. All of you will be in our thoughts and prayers in the coming days and weeks ahead.

Daniel and Ginny Underwood

Sharon Shirley

October 3, 2020

My prayers and thoughts are with you, Brad and April. Will always remember special times shared with Ron and Alice during our church years at First Baptist and Heritage.

Debra Mayfield

October 3, 2020

The staff of Whitley-Garner at Rosehaven Funeral Home and Memorial Park would like to extend our most sincere condolence to the Nelson Family. We would like to thank you for entrusting the care of your loved one into our hands. Please remember you are not alone and we will always be here for you.


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