The News Courier in Athens, Alabama


November 14, 2013

Nelson Dolan

— The funeral for Nelson Jerome Dolan, 51, of Athens will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, at Spry Funeral Home with Ricky Siniard officiating. Burial will be in Limestone Memorial Gardens.

Visitation is from 4-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Mr. Dolan died Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013, at home.

Nelson Dolan was born Feb. 26, 1962, in Morgan County. He attended Nebo Community Church.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Sue Parker Dolan; and half sister, Brenda Scott.

Survivors include his wife, Beth Dolan of Athens; son, Stephen Dolan of Athens; daughters, Stephanie Dolan of Athens, Amanda Malone and husband Darren of New Hope, Tamara Poore and husband David of Athens and Megan Blackwood and husband Steven of New Hope; father, Duane Dolan of Huntsville; brother, Jeff Dolan of Huntsville; half sister, Angela Siniard of Huntsville; mother-in-law, Iva Lemley of Owens Cross Roads; and 11 grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Doug Brannon, Tim Owens, Steve Owens, David Poore, Stephen Dolan and Doyle Lemley. Honorary pallbearers are Robert Macklin, Tommy Lawrence and Neil Corbin.

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