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    Monday, February 03 2020
    Sadie Dodd Nelson

    Posted by: Clarke and Staples Funeral Homes, Inc. AT 06:00 pm   |  Permalink   |  17 Comments  |  Email
    Prayers to the family as they go thru this difficult time.
    Posted by Nellie Cichorz on 02/03/2020 - 08:48 PM
    lovely lady and family........many, many fond memories
    Posted by Gordon Erby on 02/04/2020 - 08:34 AM
    The lord has another angel, Everyone that knew her is blessed. Prayers to all the family.
    Posted by Nellie Cichorz on 02/04/2020 - 06:06 PM
    Sadie, I will miss our penpal letters we wrote one another for many years.I saw your life through your letters and loved every word! I saved the letters too. I am sending sympathy to your family at this difficult time. Hugs and love, Gina Oliver Doty
    Posted by Gina Doty on 02/04/2020 - 06:51 PM
    My sympathy is with your family. Sadie always had a smile and was such a kind and sweet lady.
    Posted by NANCY MARSHALL ALDER on 02/04/2020 - 09:42 PM
    Mrs. Nelson was a lady and made this world a better place! Thoughts and prayers Betsy
    Posted by Betsy Newcomb Long on 02/04/2020 - 09:46 PM
    My love and prayers to all the family, especially classmate Ralph and sister Jackie who was my guardian angel in the marching band. Your mom was so sweet and kind!A truly wonderful lady!!
    Posted by Joyce Underwood Engnehl on 02/05/2020 - 07:12 AM
    Condolences to her family. Sorry for your loss, Kathy and Jerry. Treasure the memories ...
    Posted by Wayne Epperson on 02/05/2020 - 03:00 PM
    Louie & I send our condolences to my former classmate, Ralph, and the entire family. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.
    Posted by Linda (Gard) Love on 02/05/2020 - 07:02 PM
    Sadie was one of the sweetest, most Christian women I have ever known. She had such a great influence on my young life and faith in God. Her pleasant smile and loving personality will always be remembered. My greatest sympathy to each of you and many prayers. So sorry I won't be with you on Saturday. Much love, Carole Layne Hagaman
    Posted by Carole Hagaman on 02/05/2020 - 07:21 PM
    Sadie was a special part of my life after I started attending Victoria EPC. I enjoyed our talks, her beautiful flowers and just being with her. She will be greatly missed. God bless and comfort all of you in your sorrow.
    Posted by Jackie Burton Conner on 02/06/2020 - 05:51 AM
    Kathy, Jackie, John and Ralph, We are so sorry to hear of your Mother's passing. We have lost another treasured customer and friend. I so enjoyed my talks with Sadie, hearing about what her children and grandchildren were doing in their lives. She treasured each of you. She lived her life the way each of us should, loving and caring. She will be missed. God Bless each of you and may the Lord give you peace.
    Posted by Jack and Margaret Richards on 02/06/2020 - 09:36 AM
    What a special lady. She was always so loving, smiling and sharing. It has been a real joy to have been a part of her life and we will miss her so much. So thankful for beautiful memories to cherish. May God bless each member of her family in a special way. Know you will carry her close in your hearts. Our love and sympathy.
    Posted by Douglas and Shirley Martin on 02/06/2020 - 01:24 PM
    Sadie has always been special to me. She always opened her home to all of us crashing in working on projects and spreading out our mess and never discouraging our efforts. I will always remember her laugh (even though I knew she was laughing at us)!! My thoughts are for her children and family during this difficult time. Remember to celebrate her life while I know you grieve. She is smiling down at all of you. Take care.
    Posted by jenny hamm on 02/06/2020 - 07:58 PM
    My love and prayers to out to all the family. Always enjoyed visiting and seeing Mrs. Nelson when I can to visit Ralph while in high school and in recent years when other family memories wanted to see the house where Llewellyn Parks Winn lived. She was always welcoming and loved having everyone over She was a special lady.
    Posted by Everett Winn on 02/07/2020 - 11:33 AM
    With deepest sympathies, Hope
    Posted by Hope Q Hancock on 02/10/2020 - 10:14 AM
    We are so sorry for your loss and our prayers go out to all of the family. Mrs. Nelson was a wonderful, thoughtful, friendly,attentive neighbor for our aunt Golda Whittley. We are so very appreciative of her all these years.
    Posted by Howard and Susan Green on 02/11/2020 - 12:05 PM

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    Sadie Dodd Nelson, 93, of Victoria, Va. joined her family in Heaven on Feb. 3, 2020. 
    She was the wife of the late, John Marshall “Jack” Nelson; daughter of the late, Claude and Fannie C. Dodd; and sister of the late, Walker Dodd, Mattie Bennett, Luther Dodd, Hubbard Dodd, Irene Clark and Annie Morris. She is survived by her children, Kathy Epperson (Jerry), John Nelson, Jackie Lamanna (Larry) and Ralph Nelson (Wendy); grandchildren, Wil Epperson (Alicia), Kelley Parks (Lisa), Tony Nelson (Beth), Christian Nelson, Stephen Lamanna (Ivy), Paul Lamanna (Jenn), Jonathan Lamanna (Candy), Kathryn Emons (Tim), Nick Nelson and Chris Nelson; great-grandchildren, Julia Parks, Sadie Epperson, Kaylee Nelson, Zoie Lamanna, Conner Lamanna, Henley Lamanna, Caroline Lamanna and Joseph Lamanna; three brothers, Parker Dodd, Hampton Dodd and Leighton Dodd (Maryanne) and two sisters, Jean Bigger and Hilda Smith. Sadie enjoyed photography, flowers, baking and dearly loved the Victoria Presbyterian Church, where funeral services will be held Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020 at 2PM. Interment in the Lakeview Cemetery, Victoria. The family will receive friends Friday from 6:30 to 8PM at the Staples Funeral Home in Victoria. In honor of Sadie please consider donations to Lunenburg Health Services, P.O. Box 121, Victoria 23974 or Victoria Fire and Rescue, P.O. Box 1419, Victoria, Va. 23974. Online condolences may be made at

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