MYRTLE BEACH—Loretta M. Nelson, 94, passed away, May 31 in Conway.

She was born April 18, 1925, in Greensburg, Pennsylvania, a daughter of the late Charles E. and Emily Smeal Murray.

She was predeceased by husband Carl A. Nelson; daughter Kimberly Ann Carney and all her siblings.

Mrs. Nelson was a beautiful, sweet loving lady who was generous and loved to read.

She was a devoted daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother and her greatest joy was her family.

Survivors include son Carl A. Nelson (Kit) of Myrtle Beach; grandchildren Hansel Nelson of Myrtle Beach, Adi Nelson (Sarah) of Myrtle Beach, Tim Carney (Mandy) of Charlotte, North Carolina; Bryan Carney (Crystal) of Concord, North Carolina, Jenny Calhoun (Darryl) of Charlotte, Randy Watkins (Claire) of Goldsboro, North Carolina, and Brad Watkins (Amanda) of Japan; son-in-law Patrick Carney (Suzanne) of Charlotte and 11 great-grandchildren.

A celebration of life service will be at 1 p.m. Sunday, June 9 at McMillan-Small Funeral Home with Pastor Ron Milz officiating.

Family will greet friends at the funeral home following the service.

Inurnment will be held at Sharon Memorial Park in Charlotte at a later date.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Alzheimer’s Association 1105-48th Ave. N., Myrtle Beach, SC 29577.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.