Nelle M. Wagner, 95, of Morganton, NC, formerly of Erwin, TN, passed away Friday, May 7, 2021. Born in Erwin, TN on August 15, 1925, she was the daughter of the late Finn Hughes and Maude Warrick Hughes. In addition to her parents, Nelle was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Wagner; brothers, Howard Hughes (Mae), Harry Dean Hughes, Buster Hughes (Eloise); nephew, Howard Hughes, Jr (Cleo); niece, Pam Hughes; brother-in-law, Paul Holt.
Mrs. Wagner is survived by her daughter, Teresa Adkins; son, Michael Wagner (Lorri); sister, Mary L. Holt; sister-in-law, Evelyn Hughes; nephews, Dennis Hughes (Joy), Greg Holt (Robin); nieces, Denise Ray (Kenny), Vicki Walters (John), Shelia May (Butch); great-nieces, Susan Creutzingers (Patrick) and Karen Shelton; step-granddaughters, Emily and Megan Denton.
A graveside service will be held at noon, Friday, June 4, 2021 at Evergreen Cemetery at the Portico with the Rev. Carl Connelly from Nineth St. Baptist Church, officiating.
Memorials may be made to the LLL Class at Nineth St. Baptist Church, 310 North St., Erwin, TN.
Sossoman Funeral Home and Crematory Center is assisting the family with the arrangements.