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Wanda Nadine Nelson, 86, Clinton, went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2023. Wanda worked at Magnet Mills in Clinton. She also worked at South Clinton Elementary as the cafeteria manager. She retired from Modine and Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge. She enjoyed playing on the basketball team for Claxton in her early years and she also enjoyed working in her flower garden and canning homegrown vegetables. She was preceded in death by: Parents, L.C and Pearl Fox; siblings, Marjorie, Stella, Ruby, Nellie Marie, Willa Sue, Bobby, Charles, Lloyd; brothers-in-law, Everette, Cleo, Henson, Archie; daughter, Susie Kirk; son, Randy Nelson; son-in-law, Perry Kirk Wanda is survived by: Husband, Joseph (J.D.) Nelson of 71 years; daughters, Judy Nelson, and Sandy Braden (Neal); grandchildren, who she loved unconditionally, Kara Carmack (Jamie), Joshua Nelson (Samantha), Jordan Braden (Ashley), John Nelson (Sarah), Chandler Braden (Kendall), James Nelson (Brianna), and Gavin Braden; great-grandchildren, Briley, Kayleigh, Caden, Kasen, Eleanor, Carter, and “little special buddy” Cason; sister, Doris Webber; brothers-in-law, Estel Nelson (Shirley), and Calvin Braden; sisters-in-law, Betty Laurendine, and Virginia Nelson; several nieces and nephews. The family would like to send out a special thank you to Amedisys Hospice Samantha, Bridget, Mike, Maxine, Stephanie, Lora, and Adam. The family received friends at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home from noon – 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 24, 2023, with the funeral service following in the chapel with the Rev. Bobby Metcalf and the Rev. Mike Nelson officiating. Wanda's interment was held at Farmer's Grove Baptist Church Cemetery following the funeral service.