Alga Lee Nelson, Jr.

September 20, 1939 ~ January 14, 2021 (age 81)

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Alga Lee Nelson, Jr. was born on September 20, 1939 to Mr. and Mrs. Alga and Georgianna Nelson in Bullock County, Alabama.

Alga Lee Nelson, Jr. received his formal education at Union Hill School in Bullock County, Alabama. He later became a construction worker.

Alga Lee Nelson, Jr. accepted Christ as his Savior at an early age and joined the Oak Grove Baptist Church in Union Springs, AL. In later years he left Alabama and moved to Georgia where he joined the First Jordan Grove Missionary Baptist Church, Brunswick, GA. at that time under the leadership of Rev. T. L. Davis. Mr. Nelson served faithfully until his death.

Alga Lee Nelson, Jr. was united in holy matrimony with Theola Surles. Their union was blessed with 4 stepchildren: Carmella, Willie Preston Williams, Willie Lee Williams, and Hollis Williams.

In his leisure, he enjoyed baseball and bingo.

He was employed by Nelson Construction Company as a roofer and framer for 20 years.

Alga Lee Nelson, Jr. departed this life on January 14, 2021. He was preceded in death by his wife: Theola S. Nelson; 3 stepsons: Willie Preston Williams, Willie Lee Williams, and Hollis Williams.

He leaves to cherish his memory: one daughter: Carmella (Clifford) Wright of Brunswick, GA; one sister: Elizabeth Nelson of Union Springs, AL; one brother: George Nelson of Detroit; a special friend: Ms. Francis G; two sisters-in-law: Rosa Mae Nelson and Mrs. Etta Nelson; three granddaughters: Sonya Anderson, Tonya Washington and Deyvonndra (Lavell) Jones; five grandchildren; one grandson: Charles (Carrie) Washington, Jr. A host of cousins, nieces, nephews, and other family members.

Due to the current state of (COVID-19) pandemic and in order to promote social distancing, as ordered by the Governor for the State of Georgia, anyone entering the funeral home for viewing; as well as attending all graveside services must wear a mask. We will also limit the number of persons allowed to enter the funeral home at any given period during the viewing process.  We ask that you leave the premise upon exiting the building. The family is most appreciative to each of you for  your prayers and considerations during this difficult time in their lives.


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 Service Program


January 21, 2021

2:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Martin Funeral Home & Cremation Service
2005 G Street
Brunswick, GA 31520

Graveside Service
January 23, 2021

2:00 PM
Mt. Carmel Church Cemetery
7482 US 82
Union Springs, AL 36089

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