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Barbara S. Nelson
  • May 05, 1940
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  • April 28, 2021

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Barbara Stilz Nelson passed away peacefully in the early hours of April 28th, 2021.  She was born in Gallatin, Tennessee on May 5th, 1940.  She was the oldest child of five to Eleanor Dowling Stilz and James Henry Stilz.  She is survived by a sister, two brothers, her children Melissa Moss from Knoxville, Tennessee, Eleanor Nelson from Oxford, Maryland and Kelly Andrew Nelson from Copenhagen, Denmark, 4 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.  Barbara grew up in Middle Tennessee and lived several places during her life both in the US and Germany before retiring to Florida. She loved to grow flowers, paint, play bridge and travel. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Cornerstone Hospice, 601 Casa Bella, The Villages, FL 32162 (please write ‘on behalf of Barbara Nelson’). A memorial service will be held at the New Covenant United Methodist Church, The Villages, FL on Monday, May 3rd at 2 pm.


New Covenant United Methodist Church
The Villages, FL

Date & Time:
May 3, 2021 at 2:00 PM

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  1. Faye Halfacre Moore says:
    15 Jul 2022
    I knew Barbara and her Carthage family while I dated her brother, Buddy. She was a lovely person in every way. My sincerest condolences.

  2. Margaret lit a candle:
    03 May 2021
    Lit since May 3, 2021 at 5:59:20 PM

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