Friends and family have shared their relationship to show their support.
How do you know Margaret "Mitzi" Nelson?
We are sorry for your loss.
Help others honor Margaret "Mitzi"'s memory.
Coping with Grief
We would like to offer our sincere support to anyone coping with grief. Enter
your email below for our complimentary daily grief messages. Messages run for up to one year and you
can stop at any time. Your email will not be used for any other purpose.
Margaret "Mitzi" Nelson
November 29, 1946 ~ September 30, 2023 (age 76) 76 Years Old
7 Trees, Flowers, or Condolences have been shared with support of Margaret "Mitzi"'s family - View on Tribute Wall
Mrs. Margaret Ann Elizabeth Farrell “Mitzi” Nelson, age 76 of Macclenny, FL passed away Saturday, September 30th at Pruitt Health, Fleming Island, FL with her husband by her side. Mrs. Mitzi was born in Baton Rouge, LA and resided in Jacksonville, FL before moving to Baker County, FL in 1974. She was a graduate of Ribault High School, Class of 1964 and attended Celebration Baptist Church, Macclenny, FL. Mrs. Mitzi worked for the Florida Park Service for many years until her retirement in 2008. She was also the Recreation Director for Baker County from 1982-1997, building many parks in Baker County including the duck pond, volleyball courts and the girls’ softball fields. In 2009 she was awarded the Lifetime Award from the Florida Recreation and Park Association in honor of her dedication and commitment. After retirement she volunteered as the secretary for the Baptist Hospital Auxiliary Department and served as the secretary for the CSO of the Olustee Battlefield Reenactment. Mrs. Mitzi is preceded in death by her parents, Edward and Elizabeth Harvey Farrell. She is survived by her loving husband of 57 years, Stuart Nelson: two sons, Tyler Nelson (Tamara) of Newborn, GA and Trevor Nelson (Amy) of Glen St. Mary, FL: six grandchildren, Alyssa Nelson (Mike), Karlee Courson (Daniel), Jesse Nelson, Kara Nelson, Jamie Nelson and Violet Nelson, family friend Robert Bell, and Her beloved dog, Daisy. A memorial service to honor the life of Mrs. Nelson will be held at 11 A.M., Thursday, October 5th in the Chapel of Guerry Funeral Home with Pastor Elmer Crews officiating. Visitation and gathering with the family will be from 10 to 11 A.M. (one hour prior to services) at the funeral home. Final memorializationwill be by cremation. Guerry Funeral Home, U.S. 90 E., Macclenny, FL has been entrusted with the service arrangements. Please visit www.guerryfuneralhome.net to leave condolences for the family. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory can be made to Baptist Hospital Auxiliary.