Mrs. Nellie Wylene Duncan England, 88, went to be with the Lord on October 31, 2013 at the home of her daughter and son in law, Faye and Larry Melton, of Dixon, Ky. Nellie is survived by a second daughter Nancy Hardman of Kennesaw, Ga., six grandchildren, eight great grandchildren, a brother, nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Vaughn R. England, Sr., her son V. Richard England, Jr, and her step mother Alice Duncan.
Nellie was born on May 23, 1925, the youngest of nine children to the late William E. and Ara Annie Duncan of Cherokee County, Georgia. She was a devoted member of Mt. Olivet Baptist Church in Acworth, Georgia for more than 70 years. Her family will remember her by the beautiful quilts she made for all of them.
The funeral service was held at Mt. Olivet on Sunday, Nov. 3 at 2:00 P.M. The service was conducted by Rev. John Darnell and Rev. Bobby Therrell. Her grandsons and great grandsons served as pall bearers. Winkenhofer Pine Ridge Funeral Home of Kennesaw, Ga. was in charge of arrangements. Townsend Funeral Home of Dixon, KY was in charge of local arrangements.Online condolences can be made at www.townsendfuneralhomeinc.com
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to St. Anthony's Hospice in Henderson.