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James Hoyt Nelson

March 10, 1938 — October 31, 2021

James Hoyt Nelson, age 83, of Dallas, GA passed away on Sunday, October 31, 2021 at Tranquility Hospice following a brief illness. He was retired from Paulding County Senior Services Transportation Department and a Veteran of the United States Armed Services. He was preceded in death by his parents, David and Mary Eunice Nelson; sisters, Margie Williams and Frances Nelson; and step-daughter, Judy Rackley. James was kind, thoughtful, and a blessing to our family.

He is survived by his wife of 23 years, Imogene Nelson of Dallas, GA; brother and sister-in-law, David and Delores Nelson of Hiram, GA; step-children, Kathy (Larry) Watkins of Dallas, GA, Georgia (Wayne) Rakestraw of Adairsville, GA, and Terry Rackley of Dallas, GA; 3 granddaughters; 6 great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, November 2, 2021 at the Chapel of Clark Funeral Home at 4:00pm with Rev. Justin Harris officiating. Interment will follow at Polk Memory Gardens in Rockmart, GA.

Clark Funeral Home is honored to care for the family during this difficult time. Condolences may be left for the family on the tribute wall of our website,

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