William Paul Nelms

Wednesday, March 28, 2007

William Paul Nelms

March 26, 2007

Mr. William Paul Nelms, age 76 of Liberty Valley Road, died Monday, March 26, 2007 in Maury Regional Hospital.

Mr. Nelms was a native of Marshall County, Tennessee and son of the late James Robert and Jessie Ruth Womack Nelms. He was a charter member of the Belfast Lions Club, life long Walking Horse Breeder, and dairy farmer for most of his life. He was an Elder of the Belfast Union Presbyterian Church.

He is survived by his wife of fifty-six years, Louise Glenn Nelms of Liberty Valley Road, three brothers, James Thurman Nelms of College Grove, Robert Doyle Nelms of Texas and Lewis Nelms of Shelbyville.

Funeral services will be conducted by Steve Thomas and Thomas Vann Wednesday, March 28, 2007 at 2:00 p.m. from the chapel of London Funeral Home with burial to follow in Old Orchard Cemetery at Petersburg.

Serving as pallbearers are nephews, Robert Nelms, Jesse Nelms, Randy Nelms, Mitchell Nelms, Mike Dill, Randy Sands, Glen Hickerson, and Dr. Clay Glenn. Honorary bearers are, Dr. Roy Harmon, Grady Osborne, Dr. Randall Baker, Dr. George Wright, Buddy Wilhelm, Sammy Woodward, Michael Garrett, William Hobby, Nathan Johnson, Bruce Hankins and Pat Greenand Harold Glenn.

The family will be at London Funeral Home Tuesday from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and Wednesday from 1:00 p.m. until the funeral hour for visitation.

London Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.