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ELIJAH NELSON, JR.

February 17, 1940 — November 7, 2020

Elijah Nelson, Jr. departed this life on Saturday, November 7, 2020 at the age of 80. He was a native of Monroe, LA and a resident of Westwego, LA. Elijah was a retired Real Estate Agent. Beloved husband of Bertha L. Shields Nelson. Loving father of Bertha (Chris) Thompson, Elijah Nelson III, Wendy M. (Freddie) Coleman, and Stephen M. Nelson. Son of the late Elijah Nelson, Sr. and Martha Frazier.  Adopted son of the late Mark and Ruth Carter. Grandson of the late Alma Jones. Brother of Gorium (Helen) Frazier, Ananias Frazier, James Frazier, Geraldine Frazier, Martha Curtis, Darlene Corley, Exelena McCaskill, Helen Woods, and the late Roselina Woodside, Johnny Frazier, and Alma Lestrick. Elijah is also survived by 7 grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. Private family Graveside Service will be held at Restlawn Park Cemetery, Avondale, LA.  Arrangements by Davis Mortuary Service 230 Monroe St.  Gretna, LA  To view and sign the guestbook, please go to www.davismortuaryservice.com.

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