Cecil Nelson


PARAGOULD — Cecil Allen Nelson, 58, of Paragould, passed away Sunday, July 26, 2020. He was born Feb. 4, 1962, in Harrison to Buford and Lorretta Porter Nelson.

He was of the Southern Baptist faith and work for 34 years for the Arkansas Highway Department. He enjoyed anything outdoors, hunting, fishing and sports.

His granddaughters stole his heart and brought out another side of him when they came along, they were his princesses.

Survivors include his mother, Lorretta Nelson of Paragould; two sons, Cody Nelson (Skyla) and Kyle Nelson, both of Paragould; three brothers, Mitch, Mike and Rex Nelson, all of Paragould; two granddaughters, Swayzee Rain Nelson and Sage River Nelson; and a host of other family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, Buford Nelson.

Arrangements are pending.