Jack Eugene


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Jack Eugene Nelson

Nov 26 1927 - Oct 28 2005

Mr. Jack Eugene Nelson, age 77 of Allen, Texas, passed away October 28, 2005 in Plano, Texas. He was born on November 26, 1927 in Chattanooga, Tennessee to Virgil Nelson and Marie Johnson Nelson. He served in the U. S. Army during the Korean War. He married Margot Kay Filling Solomon on March 1, 1990 in Dumfries, Virginia. Jack attended the Sun Creek Methodist Church in Allen. Jack was one in a trillion. A better husband, father and stepfather than anyone could have ever dreamed of. He is deeply loved and will be greatly missed. Survivors include his wife, Margot Nelson of Allen; daughter, Rebecca Sager and husband Jim of McKinney, Texas; daughter, Genevieve Solomon and husband Doug Patton of Grand Prairie, Texas; son, Gregory Solomon and wife Ashlee of Oak Harbor, Washington; son, Steve Lemons and wife Leslie of Ashburne, Virginia; daughter, Susan Swinford and husband Rick of Missouri; daughter, Debbie Lemons of Houston, Texas; and 13 grandchildren. His parents and sister, June Nelson Bell preceded him in death. A memorial service will be held at 4:00 PM, Thursday, November 3, 2005, at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel. The family requests in lieu of flowers, memorials be made to the American Cancer Society, 8900 Carpenter Freeway, Dallas, Texas 75247.
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