The News Courier in Athens, Alabama


July 24, 2013

Nelda Creel

— Nelda Lois Creel, 70, went to be with her Lord on Saturday July 20, 2013. She was born June 20, 1943.

Nelda Creel was a mighty woman of God who touched so many lives. She was a faithful member of East Commerce Baptist Church in Lewisburg, Tenn.

She is lovingly remembered by her surviving family: husband, Cecil Creel; son, John and daughter-in-law Libby Creel; daughter Susan and son-in-law Rob, and granddaughter Chelsea Carter; brothers, Bruce and wife Peggy Larence, and Lewis and wife Rose Larence; sisters, Betty and husband Ken Ivy, Earline and husband Gilbert Mueller, Helen and husband Arthur Jennings.

She was preceded in death by her brother, Jerry Larence.

Visitation with the family will be from 5-8 p.m. Friday, July 26, at McConnell Funeral Home. The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 27, at the funeral home. The graveside service will be held at Roselawn Cemetery.

The family requests that memorials be directed to: Gideon's International, P.O. Box 140800, Nashville, TN 37214-0800 or Lottie Moon Missions Offering, c/o East Commerce Baptist Church, P.O. Box 1575, Lewisburg, TN 37091.

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