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1945 James 2023

James 'Hog' Nelson

October 17, 1945 — November 3, 2023

Funeral Service for James “Hog” Nelson, 78, of Akins, Oklahoma will be at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, November 8, 2023 at First Baptist Church in Muldrow, Oklahoma. Burial will follow at Seabolt Cemetery in Muldrow, Oklahoma under the direction of Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Service, Inc.

James “Hog” Nelson was born on October 17, 1945 in Nicut, Oklahoma to Sarah Luella (Walters) Nelson and George Dallas Nelson and passed away on November 3, 2023 in Muldrow, Oklahoma. He was married to Anne (Falleur) Nelson on November 17, 1995 in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

James was a Veteran of the United States Army and retired from the Cherokee Nation Housing Authority.

He loved sports and played softball until he was 50 years old. His love for sports was a gift that he shared with many being a founding member of the Muldrow Quarterback Club, and coaching many youth baseball, softball, and football teams.

He loved to hunt and fish and could skin a deer in 15 minutes. He served on the Rural Water District 7 Board, Cookson Hills Electric Coop Board Member, and was an avid supporter of his grandchildren’s activities.

Survivors are wife, Anne of the home; two sons, Chris Nelson and Toka of Sallisaw, OK and Blake Nelson and Ruth of Camden Point, MO; one step-daughter, Sara Poindexter and Austin of Sallisaw, OK; one step-son, Josh Randolph and Lacey Allen of Sallisaw, OK; 10 grandchildren, Tayler, Trevan, Creed, Chloe, Paisley, Brigham, Keeley, Jaxton, Gavin and Gabby; one great-grandchild, Grayson; father-in-law, Joe Falleur; and several nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; nine brothers and sisters, Dallas Nelson, Jr., Maxine Brown, Aileen Jones, Nina Brown, Virginia Aronson, Ramona Sims, Jerrene Hoskinson, Bill Nelson and Melvin Nelson; mother-in-law, Gerry Falleur; brother-in-law, Keith Falleur; and several nieces and nephews.

Active Pallbearers will be Chris Nelson, Blake Nelson, Dallas Jones, Jr., Creed Nelson, Michael Hoskinson, Dallas Nelson, Jr., Austin Poindexter, Braden Hoskinson and Pride Brown.

Honorary Pallbearers will be The Old Man’s Group, Monday Night Choir Practice Group, Jim Hyles, Jimmy Dale Rogers, Roger Sharp, James Osborne, Junior Edwards, Joe Pat Falleur, Mark Falleur, Bill Falleur, Phillip Falleur, Terry Nichols and Roger Smith.

Viewing will be 10 AM – 8 PM Monday and 10 AM – 8 PM Tuesday at Agent Mallory Martin Chapel in Muldrow, OK where the family will greet 6 – 8 PM Tuesday.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to RCIF Old Man’s Group at 474894 State Hwy 101 – Muldrow, OK 74948 or Seabolt Cemetery.

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