Christopher Nelson

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Funeral services for Christopher Louis Nelson were held May 16, at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church in Florien with the Reverends Ottis Branam and Wilton Anthony officiating. Burial followed in Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Cemetery under the direction of Jeane’s Funeral Service.He was born on November 16, 1940, in Clare to Christopher Adam Nelson and Willie Elma Evans Nelson, and passed away May 12, 2018 in Shreveport.Chris accepted Christ at the age of 15 and was a member of the Pleasant Hill Baptist Church. He was a 1958 graduate of Pisgah High School and served his country in the United States Air Force. Chris worked many years as a truck driver until he had a stroke at age 50. He loved the woods and outdoors and enjoyed riding his four-wheeler with his lifelong friend, Jerry Byrd. He was preceded in death by his parents, and special grandson, Jeffrey Alex Choate.Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Doris Nelson of Florien; brother, Charles Nelson of Shreveport; stepsons, Kenneth Choate of Many, Timothy Choate of Porter, Texas and Terry Choate and wife, Valerie, of California; grandchildren, Heather, Christopher, Kacie, and Cheyenne Choate; great grandchildren, Aubrie Dawn and Savanna Brooke; and a host of extended family and friends.Words of comfort and encouragement for the family and friends of Mr. Nelson may be left at www.jeanesfs.com.

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