Betty Louise Nelms

Born: Mon., Jul. 10, 1950
Died: Mon., Apr. 2, 2018

Funeral Service


11:00 AM to 12:00 PM, Fri., Apr. 13, 2018
Location: The Good Shepherd Funeral Home Inc.

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Betty Louise Nelms  was born July 10, 1950, to the late Reverend Charlie E. Nelms and Mrs. Louise Harris, both of whom preceded her in death.  She departed her life on Monday, April 2, 2018, at 9:00 PM at her sister Gladys and her brother-in-law Tony’s residence in Calera, Alabama.  Betty Nelms was married to Mr. Larry Hall, Sr.; though no children were born to this union, she stayed faithful until death.  Betty was a member of Freewill Missionary Baptist Church and attended church faithfully until her illness.  She was one of the mothers of the church, served on the usher board, and was a member of Ladies of Integrity.  She sang in the choir, and she loved children and elderly people.  She loved her church family, especially her pastor, Reverend Larry Coleman and his wife First Lady Sister Coleman.

Betty was preceded in death by her husband, Mr. Larry Hall, Sr., her daughter, Ms. Regina Green, two sisters, Ms. Alice Nelms and Ms. Katie Nelms, two brothers, Mr. Charlie Nelms, Jr., and Mr. Charlie J. Thomas.

She leaves to cherish forever her memories: one son, Mr. Darren Green; one stepson, Mr. Larry Hall, Jr.; one daughter, Mrs. Ketwanna (Maurice) Prevo; five grandkids, Victoria Cunningham, Kayla Green, Jasmine Green, Devonta Green, and one step-granddaughter, Lafarrah Norwood; three grandchildren, King, Raiden, and Omari; eight brothers, Reverend Alex (Henrietta) Nelms, Reverend Sammie (Bobbie) Nelms, Ezzard Nelms, Early (Miriam) Nelms, Tommie (Phyllis) Thomas, Elder Richard Nelms, Percy Nelms, and Elder Andrew Nelms and ten sisters, Juanita Gaiters, Charlie Green, Mary Gaiters, Nellie Cavers, Ann Sawyers, Gladys Houston, Geneva (Robert) Horton, Phyllis Stewart, Sue Thomas, and Gladys (Anthony) Davis.  She also leaves one adopted sister from another mother, Mrs. Vanessa Gail Chappell, four brothers-in-law, Reverend Bobby (Lynn) Hall, Mr. Harold Hall, Mr. Jerry Duncan and Mr. Christopher Duncan; two sisters-in-law, Mrs. Sylvia (Wesley) Allen and Mrs. Faye (David) Williams and a host of aunts, uncles, nephews, nieces, and friends who shall miss her dearly.

There will be a private family visitation on Friday, April 13 from 11:00 a. m. - 12:00 noon. There will be no public viewing at the funeral home on Friday.

A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, April 14, 2018 at 1:00 P.M. at Freewill Baptist Church in Alabaster, AL with burial at Saginaw Cemetery. Rev. Larry Colleman Officiating.

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