Nelson “Slim” Carr, 57, passed away Wednesday, January 28, 2009, at St. Dominic-Jackson Memorial Hospital in Jackson. Services will be 3pm Friday at Stringer Family Chapel in Crystal Springs with burial in Georgetown Cemetery.
Nelson was a native of Copiah County. He was a long time member of Rockport Hunting Club where his love for hunting and fishing were shared by many. Nelson was a loving husband, devoted father, caring brother and a loyal friend.
He is survived by his loving wife of 36 years, Betty Carr; daughter and son-in-law, Crystal and David Matthews of Crystal Springs; sisters, Martha Cowan and Ann Smith both of Crystal Springs; and his best friend and brother, Alton “Jabo” Carr of Georgetown and many nieces and nephews.