Nelson Alexander Coble

Published 4:54 pm Friday, May 19, 2023

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Nelson Alexander Coble aka “Chubby”, age 78, of Donalsonville, Ga., passed away on May 14, 2023, at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital.

 Funeral services were held on Wednesday, May 17, 2023, at 2:00 PM in the chapel of Evans-Skipper Funeral Home with Rev. Johnny Taylor and Don Gambriel officiating. Interment followed in Friendship Cemetery with Kenneth West, Tracey Hodges, Jeremy Smith, Matthew Corley, Joshua Corley, Tommy Lynn, Scott Smith, Gene Landrum, and Larry Landrum serving as active pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers were the Seminole County Varsity Baseball Team. Visitation were held on Tuesday May 16, 2023, in the Chapel of Evans- Skipper Funeral Home from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM.

Chubby was born in East Point, Ga., on August 28, 1944, to Lester Coble and Hulda Marie Dodd Coble. He was a master plumber and truly loved his family. He had to true love for God and would say “there is no one bigger”.

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He is survived by his wife of 29 years, but were together 30 years, Brenda Harrison Coble; his children, Maria Coble McIntosh (Mark), Leigh Coble Corley (Junior), Tracy West (Kenneth), Tony Richardson (Tenesha), Dawn Richardson (Melissa), and Jennifer Hodges (Tracey); his brother, Jerry Coble (Marie); his sisters, Ruby Peirce and Dorothy Steele; his sister-in-law, Glenda Grimes; his grandchildren, Jonathon Corley, Joshua Corley, Matthew Corley, Tyler Hodges, Hunter Hodges, Brayden Hodges, Davey Reynolds, Dustin Richardson, Candi Justice, Kendra West, Scott Richardson, Abby Curles, Leigha Hunt, Lacey Hunt, and Andree Richardson. He is also survived by several great grandchildren and nieces and nephews.

Chubby was preceded in death by his parents, Lester Coble and Hulda Marie Dodd Coble; his sisters, Francis McDowell and Cynthia Landrum; and his brothers, Bobby Greer and Butch Coble.