Carol Elizabeth Britt Nelson
1947 ~ 2016

Carol Elizabeth Britt Nelson died on September 20, 2016 at her home in Highland, Utah the result of a long battle with Multiple Myeloma, a bone marrow cancer. Carol was born on February 26, 1947 in Smithfield, NC the daughter of James Woodie Britt and Rita Louise Jones. She grew up in Fayetteville, NC where her parents joined The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Carol was an active and faithful member throughout her life. It was at church she met John “Jack” Nelson who was in the Army station at Fort Bragg and who was to become her eternal companion.

After being discharged from the Army, John began a career as a FBI Agent, as his wife Carol lived in seven cities. Her five children were born in four different cities. She loved the adventure and meeting and being friends with many wonderful people.

Carol was preceded in death by her father and mother, a sister, Barbara, and brother, James Woodie Britt, Jr. She is survived by her husband, John, and five children: Jason (Angie), Layton, UT, Christian (Holly), Eagle Mountain, UT; Heather (Steven) Barney, Alpine, UT; Holly (Jeff) Dotson, Provo, UT; Jared (Stefani), Lehi, UT; and 21 grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Monday, September 26, 2016 at 11:00 am at the Canyon View LDS Ward Chapel, 10494 North 4720 West, Highland, Utah. Family and friends may call Sunday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at the Warenski Funeral Home, 1776 North 900 East, American Fork, Utah and again on Monday morning from 9:30 to 10:30 am prior to services at the church. Interment, Highland City Cemetery.

The family gives a special thanks to Dr. Wendy Breyer and the staff at the Huntsman-Inter-mountain Cancer clinic in AF, the staff at the Timpanogos Regional Hospital, especially the staff at the Same Day Surgery Center.


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