Margaret Ruth Nelms – Obituary

By  | February 19, 2018 | Filed under: Obituaries, Roselawn Funeral Home

Margaret Ruth Nelms, 68, of Decatur, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. She was born on Sept. 7, 1949 to parents, Richard T. Ward and Martha Marrs Hardigree. Margaret was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and sister. She was the definition of selfless. It brought her great joy to care for those she loved the most. Margaret made sure that everyone was taken care of. Her loving heart will be missed by all who knew her.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and her sister, Mary Elizabeth Ward.

She is survived by her loving husband, Vernon Nelms; children, Stephen Woods, Julie Woods, Chad Woods, and Amber Marshall; grandson, Brayden Saint; and brother, Jerry Ward.

A memorial service for Margaret will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018, at Roselawn Funeral Home.

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