In memory of
Lendy Kenneth Nelson
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In memory of
Lendy Kenneth Nelson
Lendy Kenneth Nelson, 92, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, September 7, 2019. He was a native of the NWFL Panhandle, being born in Holley, Florida on June 6, 1927, to Nels Gustav Nelson and Alma Jordan Nelson. He served as a Paratrooper in World War II. In 1992, he retired from Civil Service, with 44 years at Eglin Air Force Base. Always ready with a quick smile and laugh, he was willing to help anyone at any time and generous to all, especially his family. He will be missed by many. Kenneth is survived by his wife of 67 years, Margine Nelson; one son, Lendy K. Nelson, Jr. and wife Tanya Wood Nelson; and one daughter, Sherry L. Nelson Paris and husband Albert Paris. He is also survived by three brothers, Leo Cranford Nelson, N. G. Nelson, and F. N. Nelson; five sisters, Tillie Stephens, Bertha Edwards, Gussie Elmore, and husband, Dewey Elmore, Audrey Walters, and Christine Anderson; three sister in laws, Imogene Armstrong, Carlene Pearce and husband Ted Pearce, Arline Griffith and husband, Chuck Griffith; plus several generations of nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Thursday, September 12, 2019 at Davis-Watkins Funeral Home at 113 Racetrack Road NE, Fort Walton Beach at 11 A.M. The family will receive guests for a time of visitation one hour prior to the service. Reverend Tim Burnham and Reverend Dean DeMarra are officiating. Burial will follow at Beal Memorial Cemetery. Flowers are accepted or donations may be made to First Baptist Church of DeFuniak Springs, 216 Live Oak Ave E, Defuniak Springs, FL 32435 or to the Alzheimer's Association at www.alz.org. The family thanks all the friends and caregivers, cared and prayed for Lendy during this time. Arrangements are under the direction of Davis-Watkins Funeral Home. To share memories, express condolences, and sign the guestbook, please visit www.DavisWatkins.com
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In memory of
Lendy Kenneth Nelson
Lendy Kenneth Nelson, 92, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, September 7, 2019. He was a native of the NWFL Panhandle, being born in Holley, Florida on June 6, 1927, to Nels Gustav Nelson and Alma Jordan Nelson. He served as a Paratrooper in World War II. In 1992, he retired from Civil Service, with 44 years at Eglin Air Force Base. Always ready with a quick smile and laugh, he was willing to help anyone at any time and generous to all, especially his family. He will be missed by many. Kenneth is survived by his wife of 67 years, Margine Nelson; one son, Lendy K. Nelson, Jr. and wife Tanya Wood Nelson; and one daughter, Sherry L. Nelson Paris and husband Albert Paris. He is also survived by three brothers, Leo Cranford Nelson, N. G. Nelson, and F. N. Nelson; five sisters, Tillie Stephens, Bertha Edwards, Gussie Elmore, and husband, Dewey Elmore, Audrey Walters, and Christine Anderson; three sister in laws, Imogene Armstrong, Carlene Pearce and husband Ted Pearce, Arline Griffith and husband, Chuck Griffith; plus several generations of nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Thursday, September 12, 2019 at Davis-Watkins Funeral Home at 113 Racetrack Road NE, Fort Walton Beach at 11 A.M. The family will receive guests for a time of visitation one hour prior to the service. Reverend Tim Burnham and Reverend Dean DeMarra are officiating. Burial will follow at Beal Memorial Cemetery. Flowers are accepted or donations may be made to First Baptist Church of DeFuniak Springs, 216 Live Oak Ave E, Defuniak Springs, FL 32435 or to the Alzheimer's Association at www.alz.org. The family thanks all the friends and caregivers, cared and prayed for Lendy during this time. Arrangements are under the direction of Davis-Watkins Funeral Home. To share memories, express condolences, and sign the guestbook, please visit www.DavisWatkins.com
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113 Racetrack Road NE
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
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Celebrate the life of a departed friend or family member with an exuberant and patriotic bouquet of red, white and blue flowers. Comforting memories of a life lived in service to the country are bought to mind with red and white roses, white gladioli and Oriental lilies, and blue hydrangeas beautifully arranged in a simply lovely white woodchip basket. Perfect for floor or tabletop display at a wake, for an altar or in a sanctuary at the funeral or to send to the home of grieving family and friends.

Standard arrangement is approximately 25"H x 19"W.

Deluxe arrangement is approximately 27"H x 19"W.

Premium arrangement is approximately 27"H x 21"W.

Sku: ftd-S43-5027S

Celebrate the life of a departed friend or family member with an exuberant and patriotic bouquet of red, white and blue flowers. Comforting memories of a life lived in service to the country are bought to mind with red and white roses, white gladioli and Oriental lilies, and blue hydrangeas beautifully arranged in a simply lovely white woodchip basket. Perfect for floor or tabletop display at a wake, for an altar or in a sanctuary at the funeral or to send to the home of grieving family and friends.

Standard arrangement is approximately 25"H x 19"W.

Deluxe arrangement is approximately 27"H x 19"W.

Premium arrangement is approximately 27"H x 21"W.

Sku: ftd-S43-5027D

Celebrate the life of a departed friend or family member with an exuberant and patriotic bouquet of red, white and blue flowers. Comforting memories of a life lived in service to the country are bought to mind with red and white roses, white gladioli and Oriental lilies, and blue hydrangeas beautifully arranged in a simply lovely white woodchip basket. Perfect for floor or tabletop display at a wake, for an altar or in a sanctuary at the funeral or to send to the home of grieving family and friends.

Standard arrangement is approximately 25"H x 19"W.

Deluxe arrangement is approximately 27"H x 19"W.

Premium arrangement is approximately 27"H x 21"W.

Sku: ftd-S43-5027P
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