Dora Jeanette “Net” Rainey Nelson, 73, of Savannah, died on Wednesday, Nov. 9.
She was born in Hardin County, the daughter of the late Adley and Lou Ellen Clement Rainey. She was united in marriage to Edward Nelson, who preceded her in death.
“Net” was a member of Crossroads Union Church.
She is survived by her stepdaughters, Anna Jean Coy of Jonesboro, Arkansas, Gloria June Copeland of Bartlett, Tennessee; stepson, Darrell Ray Nelson of Maynard, Arkansas; 10 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; sister, Judith Deanna Rainey Smith of Savannah; and brother, Larry Joe Rainey of Savannah.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a brother, Bobby Franklin Rainey Sr.
Services were held on Saturday, Nov. 12, at Shackelford Chapel in Savannah with Johnny Burns officiating. Burial followed in New Harmony Baptist Church Cemetery at Savannah.