Obituary: Geraldine Marie Rodriguez Nelson


Geraldine Marie Rodriguez Nelson, age 87, born in New Orleans, Louisiana on December 25, 1936 and resided in Cullman, Alabama, passed from this life on March 28, 2024. There are no services scheduled at this time. 

Cullman Funeral Home is honored to serve the family. 

Mrs. Nelson is preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Arthur Theodore Nelson; parents, Adam Rodriguez and Denise Franotavich Rodriguez; two brothers, Ernesto and Claude; three sisters, Delores, Elaine, and June; a grandson, Christopher Jon; a granddaughter, Madison Brittney. 

She is survived by her daughter Valerie (Phillip) Dunn, Arthur (Sheila) Nelson; eight grandchildren, Adrienne, Rhyann, Cassie, Meghan, Gabriel, Jana, Katie, and Maggie; and nineteen great-grandchildren. 

Mrs. Nelson moved to Cullman, Alabama in 2016 from Goodland, Kansas, where she was active in her church, Eastern Star, and community activities. Mr. Nelson found strength in her faith. 

The family would like to express our thanks to those who gave our mother loving care over the past few months. 

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