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Nell Tesney

August 30, 1935 ~ February 9, 2024 (age 88) 88 Years Old

Nell Tesney Obituary

Mrs. Nell Tesney, age 88, of Vidalia, died Friday, February 9, 2024, at The Oaks Bethany in Vidalia following an extended illness.  She was born August 30, 1935, in Tift County to the late Oscar Lee Cox and Rosa Lee Lightfoot Cox.  She grew up in Worth County, and she lived there until moving to Toombs County in 1972.  She was owner of the Ceramic Shop in Vidalia for several years. She was a homemaker and member of the First Baptist Church of Vidalia where she kept and maintained records for her Sunday school class for more than forty years.  She was a member of the Altamaha Ambassadors of Georgia Power.  She enjoyed crossword puzzles, word search, and posting daily scriptures on Facebook.  In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by five brothers.

Her family includes four children, Mike Tesney and wife Lynda of Appling, Georgia, Phil Tesney and wife Kay of Lexington, South Carolina, Bill Tesney of Port Royal, South Carolina, and Nancy Tesney Bauer and husband Ken of Plano, Texas; eleven grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends in the chapel of Ronald V. Hall Funeral Home on Tuesday, February 13th, from 9:30 until just prior to the funeral service at 11:00 with Reverend Don Moye officiating.  Burial will follow at Pine Crest Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to The Gideons International, PO Box 156, Vidalia, GA 30475 or First Baptist Church, PO Box 631, Vidalia, GA 30475.

Ronald V. Hall Funeral Home of Vidalia is in charge of arrangements.       

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February 13, 2024

9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Ronald V. Hall Funeral Home
310 North Street West, P O Box 308
Vidalia, GA 30475

Funeral Service
February 13, 2024

11:00 AM
Ronald V. Hall Funeral Home
310 North Street West, P O Box 308
Vidalia, GA 30475


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