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Nelson Rather - Class Of 1971 VIEW PROFILE

Nelson Rather


Nelson Rather, 67, of Lufkin, Texas passed away on Monday, July 13, 2020 at Hospice in the Pines, in Lufkin, Texas.  He was born March 12, 1953, in Center, Texas, to the late Leberk and Lola Mae Rather. A Public Viewing will be held on Friday, July 17th from 12pm-6pm at Community Funeral Home in Center, Texas. There will be a Private Service (Family Only) held at 11am on Saturday, July 18, 2020, at Mt. Gillion Baptist Church, Center, Texas, with Rev. Gary Suell officiating.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Paul Rather, and sister Gladys Simon.

He is survived by:

2 Sons:
Nelson Rather, Jr. of Trinity, Texas
Chris Rather of Lufkin, Texas

2 Daughters:
Keshia Rather of Lufkin, Texas
Angie Rather of Livingston, Texas
3 Brothers: Samuel Rather(Gean) of Garrison, Texas
Michael Rather of Nacogdoches, Texas
Lyn Rather of Lufkin, Texas

8 Sisters:
Mary Horn of Little Rock, Arkansas
Linda Black of Nacogdoches, Texas
Doris Rather of Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Alice Mosley of Tyler, Texas
Joyce Johnson of Center, Texas
Josephine Rather of Houston, Texas
Birdie Kelley of Missouri City, Texas
Shelia Rather of Houston, Texas

Special Friend:
Lynda Holmes of Lufkin, Texas

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