BEAVER DAM-Fern Griffin Nelson, 87, of Beaver Dam died Wednesday, December 28, 2022 at Signature of Hartford. She was born in the Ricketts community in Ohio County to the late John and Bessie Liles Griffin. She loved family dinners, thrifting, traveling and was a member of Green River Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband Archie T. Nelson, a son, Victor Nelson, a daughter-in-law, Linda Nelson and a granddaughter Lauren Elizabeth Nelson.
Survivors include 3 sons-Keith Nelson of Beaver Dam, Ricky (Marilyn) Nelson of Central City and Patrick Nelson of Beaver Dam; a daughter-Patricia (William) Stewart of Beaver Dam; 10 grandchildren-Winona, Tiffany, Lauren, Enoch, Donna, Donavan, Nelson, Melissa, William, Anthony; 16 great grandchildren; 10 great great grandchildren.
Services will be 2PM Saturday at Bevil Bros. Funeral Home in Beaver Dam with Bro. Mitch Ash officiating. Burial will be in Sunnyside Cemetery in Beaver Dam. Visitation will be from 5-8PM Friday and from 9AM until funeral time on Saturday at the funeral home. Online condolences may be sent to bevilbrosfuneralhomes.com