Helen Nelson, 76 - Travelers Rest

Helen Cox Bailey Nelson, 76, of Travelers Rest, passed away on Sunday, March 26, 2017.

Born in Greenville County, SC, she was a daughter of the late Harry and Caroline Cox. Mrs. Nelson was retired from the J.P. Stevens Slater Plant after 45 years and was a member of Cox Chapel Baptist Church.

Surviving is her husband, Jimmy Nelson; two sons, Ronald Bailey (Linda) and Mark Bailey (Lori); a brother, J.W. Cox (Pat); a sister, Judy Edwards (Bruce); 6 grandchildren, Jennifer Womack (Keven), Ryan Bailey, Caleb Bailey, Bradley Bailey (Madison), Lindsay Cannon, and Isaac Bailey and 4 great grandchildren, Clayton Lee, Memphis Womack, Karolyne Womack and Bryson Bailey.

In addition to her parents she was predeceased by her first husband, Donald Edward “Ed” Bailey and 2 sons, Jerry Bailey and Gerald Bailey.

Funeral services will be held at 2 o’clock Tuesday afternoon at Cox Chapel Baptist Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 1:00 until 2:00PM Tuesday at the church prior to the service.

The family will be at the home.

Online condolences may be expressed here.

Memorials may be made to the Cox Chapel Baptist Church Awana Program, 605 Hart Cut Road, Marietta, SC 29661 or Gentiva Hospice, 15 Brendan Way, Greenville, SC 29615.