NICHOLSON – Dwight Pierce Nelms Sr., 69, died Tuesday, February 15, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville.
Born in Jackson County, he was the son of the late Jessie and Gladys Moon Wilson. Mr. Nelms was a security guard.
Survivors include his wife, Sara Ann Farmer Nelms, Nicholson; daughters, Rhonda Booth and Pam Hendrix, both of Nicholson and Michelle Roberts, Monroe; sons, Pierce Nelms Jr., Jefferson, and Tony Nelms, Hull; sisters, Betty Hanley, Hull, Sara Raulerson, Augusta and Linda Wilson, Gainesville; and seven grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, February 18, from the chapel of Little-Ward Funeral Home with the Rev. Mike Stowers officiating. Burial will follow in Antioch United Methodist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, February 17, at the funeral home.
Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, is in charge of arrangements