Nellie Dumas

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Nellie Jo Clayton Dumas, age 86 of Selma, recently of Cairo, GA, died July 26, 2009.
She was preceded in death by her parents, James V. and Lena Clayton and two sisters. Survivors include her husband of 60 years, Kenneth Marcus Dumas Jr., children, David (Sharon), Clay (Lane Collins), Jan LaPorte (Eddie); grandchildren, Kent (Julie), Kevin (Grace), Tyler, Reid, Dave (Ashley), Lindsey (Bain) Henderson, Lacey (Chad) Michael, and Sara LaPorte; great-grandchildren, Keaton, Jenna and Leah Dumas, Ana Dumas, Hadley and Marley Henderson.
Nellie Jo was born in Tallassee, AL and grew up in Auburn, AL where she attended Auburn High School and then Auburn University. She was also a long time member of Elkdale Baptist Church.
Services will be held Wednesday July 29, 2009 at 10:30 a.m. at Elkdale Baptist Church with Associate Pastor Guy Anderson officiating and Lawrence-Brown Service Funeral Home directing and burial following at New Live Oak Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Wednesday July 29, 2009 at the church.
Honorary pallbearers will be Charlie Driver, Kenwood Nichols, Dr. Donald Overstreet, and Frank Earnest Sunday school class. Active pallbearers will be her grandsons; Tyler, Reid, Kent, Kevin and Dave Dumas, Chad Michael and Bain Henderson.
In lieu of flowers the family request donations be made to the Elkdale Baptist Church Renovation Program.
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