Letty Nelson

September 30, 1926November 30, 2019

Letty Nelson, 93, of Callahan, passed away at home November 30, 2019 following an extended illness. She was born September 30, 1926 to GB and America Music Taylor in Alma, Georgia. She retired from Anchor Hocking Glass Company after many years of service. She enjoyed cooking and spending time with her family. She was loved so much by her children and grandchildren. She will be greatly missed by all. She was a member of the Jubilee Club and was a longtime member of Dinsmore Baptist Church in Jacksonville.

She is survived by her two daughters Glenda Ebright and Diane (Henry) Carter; nine grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; 14 great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband Harold Nelson; and two sons Bill (Thomasa) Tanner and Donnie Tanner.

The family will receive friends Thursday, December 5, 2019 from 10:00-10:30 am at Dinsmore Baptist Church, 10500 Old Kings Road, Jacksonville, Florida 32219. Funeral services will follow at 10:30 am with Rev. Winson Butler and Rev. A.L. Sweat officiating. Committal Service will be held at Riverside Memorial Park.

Hardage-Giddens Riverside Memorial Park and Funeral Home, 7242 Normandy Boulevard is proudly serving the family.


  • Visitation Thursday, December 5, 2019
  • Funeral Service Thursday, December 5, 2019
  • Committal Service Thursday, December 5, 2019


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Nicole Brown

December 5, 2019

I had the pleasure to work with Mrs. Letty. Something told me to check the obituary today. Praying for her family. She was a pleasure to be around and enjoyed hearing stories about my boys.

Carrie Hygema

December 4, 2019

Truly one of the most beautiful, loving, sweetest, Godly woman I know. I would get the best hugs on Sunday morning along with such sweet precious words of encouragement. She raised the .most beautiful family who take after her with their loving heart and love for God. I will miss her so very much and I know when I get to heaven she will be there waiting on me with her warm smile and a big ole hug. To Her family I hope you all know how much you mean to me I love you all and am praying for you ♥️