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Billie M. Nelson, age 84, of Erwin died Sunday, Feb. 27, 2011, at the Center of Aging and Health.
Mrs. Nelson was a native of Unicoi County and a daughter of the late Clarence and Hazel Anderson McInturff. She was a former owner and operator of Greeneville Business College and later worked at Greene Valley Development Center.
Survivors include her husband, Lawrence V. Nelson; three step-sons, George Nelson, Defiance, Ohio, Nate Nelson, Knoxville, and Bill Nelson, Monrovia, Ind.; step-daughter, Cynthia Nelson Kelly, Erwin; two sisters, Evelyn Grindstaff, Erwin, and Mary Brown Lynch, Bonita Springs, Fla.; niece, Dr. Mary Ann Watson, Tampa, Fla.; nephew, Larry Grindstaff, Erwin; six great nieces; and six great-nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, March 3, at the Valley Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. Rob Moor will officiate. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until service time.
Interment will follow the funeral service at Evergreen Cemetery.
Valley Funeral Home is in charge.