Mrs. Sarah Briggs Nelson entered into eternal rest on Friday, December 14,
2018 at her residence in Summerton, SC.  Born in Clarendon County, she was a
daughter of the late John and Mia Jones Briggs.  She was the wife of the late Ernest
Nelson, Sr.'

 
 Sarah was a member of Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, where she was the
"Mother of the Church".  She attended the public schools of Clarendon County and she
was employed at Summerton Diner for 35 years until she retired.  

  She was preceded in death by a son, Ernest Nelson, Jr. and three siblings, Anderson
Briggs, Gussie Lambert and Thomas Briggs.

  She leaves to cherish her passing and cherish her memories:  nine children, Helen
Nelson of Long Island, NY, Essie Nelson of Brooklyn, NY, Carol Nelson of St. Paul, SC,
Edward (Mary) Nelson of Sumter, SC, Gerome (Gianna) Nelson of Myrtle Beach, SC,
John Nelson of Long Island, NY, Henry Briggs of Brooklyn, NY and LC (Josephine)
Nelson of Long Island, NY and other relatives and friends.

        The family is receiving friends at the home, 1150 Lincoln Street, Summerton, SC.
Mrs. Sarah B. Nelson
Age: 87
Date of Birth: 09-25-1931
Date of Death: 12-14-2018
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Funeral  Services:
Saturday, December 22, 2018
Noon

Taw Caw Missionary Baptist Church
1130 Granby Lane
Summerton, SC  29148

Rev. Dr. William T.  Johnson, Host
Pastor
Rev. O'Donald Dingle-Eulogist,

Final Resting Place
Shiloh-St. Matthews Cemetery
3772 Moses Dingle Road
Summerton, SC

Final Viewing
Dyson's Home for Funerals Chapel
Friday, December 21, 2018
1:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Mrs. Nelson will  placed
in the church for viewing one hour
prior to the service
A time to  every purpose under the
heaven; A time to be born and a time to
die; a time to plant and a time to pluck
Ecclesiastes 3: 1-2