Dorothy Mae Nelson, 90, of Wilmington, received her angel wings on Friday, Feb. 5, 2016.
Born May 31, 1925 in Paris, Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late Elbert H. and Minnie M. Smothers. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, W.D. Nelson.
She was a member of Sunset Park Baptist Church since 1952.
She is survived by her sons, Donnie Nelson (Carol) of Wilmington and Jimmy Nelson (Ashley) of Winnabow; granddaughter, Dawn Williams (Troy) of Wilmington; great grandchildren, Stephen Smith and Kyndall Mintz (Jared); and siblings, Lin Smothers and Ruby Elkins of Paris, Tennessee.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 8 at Andrews Market Street Chapel. The family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service. Interment will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice, 1406 Physicians Dr, Wilmington, NC 28401.
Please leave online condolences for the family at Andrews Mortuary.
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