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Jack Prince Nelson, Jr.

“I returned, and saw under the sun, that the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread to the wise, nor yet riches to men of understanding, nor yet favour to men of skill; but time and chance happeneth to them all”
Ecclesiastes 9:11

It is with very great sadness and heartfelt grief the Nelson, George, Baxter, Brown, Minor families along with other relatives and friends announce the homegoing of their husband, father, grand and great grandfather, brother, uncle, grand and great grand uncle, cousin and friend,

This sad event occurred on January 24, 2022 at the University Penn hospital.

The late Jack P. Nelson Jr. was predeceased by his parents Jack P. Nelson Sr, and 

Anna L. Baxter-Nelson; siblings: Robert D. George, Maesa, John, Henry, Caroline Nelson; and four grandchildren.

He will always be remembered by his loving and devoted wife Claire V. Mowatt-Nelson; children:
Victoria Deranamie ,
Renee Nelson-Johnson ( Richard),
Jack Baker,
Kwame Baker
Jakinda Glass (Maria),
Bendu Durham,
Shaquana Durham,
Patricia Durham-Selungwi (Ibrahim),
Famitta Durham,
Jordan Patterson-Chea,
Andrea Mowatt-Surratt (Claude), Andrew Mowatt and Keisha Mowatt;
grand and great grand children,

Siblings: Williette T. Nelson-Tolbert, Patricia A Nelson-McIntosh, Chanecia P. Nelson -Tucker, Amanda Nelson-King (Kojo), Lucretia A Nelson, and Peter P. Nelson ( Daisy).

Host of nieces nephews grand and great grand, nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives and close friends in the United States, and Liberia, West Africa. 

Rest In Perfect Peace, God’s beloved child, until we meet again.

Funeral Service
Date: Tuesday, February 22, 2022
Viewing: 9:00am - 10:00am ET
Service: 10am ET

Holy Apostles and The Mediator - Philadelphia
260 S 51st St, Philadelphia, PA 19139

Episcopal Church of St. James Kingsessing
6838 Woodland Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19142

Contact information
Clare Nelson, (Wife) 215-748-5151
Patricia - Selungwi (daughter) 973-757-9393
Williette Nelson-Tolbert
267 992-9372
Amanda Nelson-King
Renee Nelson Johnson, Daughter
011 231 8865 21614

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Funeral service of 
Jack P. Nelson Funeral 
Time: Feb 22, 2022 | 09:00AM ET (US and Canada)

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