Nelson Case

Published 6:00 am Tuesday, December 14, 2004

Services for Nelson Case of Brookhaven are 1 p.m. Wednesday,Dec. 15 at Philadelphia Baptist Church in Lincoln County withburial in the church cemetery.

Visitation is today from 5-9 p.m. and Wednesday from 9-11 Harrigill Funeral Home.

Mr. Case, 80, died Dec. 12, 2004, at his residence. He was bornin Lincoln County on March 11, 1924, to Bernice Case and ViolaCalcote Case.

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He served as a Lincoln County Supervisor for three terms and wasself-employed as an entrepreneur and businessman in Brookhaven andNatchez. He was an Army veteran of World War II and a member ofPhiladelphia Baptist Church.

Preceding him in death were his parents; one brother, Carl Case;one sister, Winnie Ruth Lenoux; and one nephew, Wayne Boyd.

Survivors are his wife, Melanie Wilson Case; his two daughters,Lola Smith and her husband, Paul, of Natchez, and Janet Lynn Murrayand her husband, Mike, of Brookhaven; his three sons, Jerry NelsonCase and his wife, Ramona, of Brookhaven, Donald Case and his wife,Pam, of Brookhaven, and Woody Case and his wife, Barbara, ofNatchez; his three sisters, Doris Robinson and her husband, L.T.,of Zachary, La., Eddis Harville and her husband, Mearle, of Baker,La., and Delma Brooks and her husband, Gene, of Clinton; hisbrother, James Case and his wife, Mable, of Zachary; his tengrandchildren, Johnny Fielder, Cam Fielder, Shaun Case, MistyFielder Smith, Woodrow Case Jr., Autumn Nelson, Rhett Case, DonovonCase, Casey Gould and Drew Case; seven great-grandchildren; twocousins, Juanita Walker of Clinton and Billy Buck Smith ofBrookhaven; and numerous nieces and nephews.