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Melanie Dawn Nimmons

June 1, 1951 ~ September 7, 2023 (age 72) 72 Years Old

Melanie Nimmons Obituary

Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors announces the death of Mrs. Melanie Dawn Nimmons, age 72, of Soperton, GA, on Thursday, September 7, 2023, at her residence.

Private graveside services will be conducted in the Boiling Springs Cemetery in Soperton, GA.

Pallbearers are Brian Nimmons, Matthew Nimmons and Daniel Nimmons.

Born in Augusta, Georgia, Mrs. Nimmons was the daughter of Gerald R. Sr., and Sarah Grace Phillips Brown. She graduated from the George Butler High School in Augusta. Melanie was a talented and intelligent woman. In addition to being a cosmetologist, Melanie worked as a secretary with the Board of Education in Augusta and in Soperton. She also worked as a substitute teacher in Swainsboro.  Melanie was able to home school their son Blake and later worked as a bookkeeper for her husband at Nimmons Foreign Car Service. She was a longtime member of the Morningside Baptist Church in Soperton.  In her free time, she enjoyed arts and crafts. Melanie was preceded in death by her parents.

Survivors include:

Husband of 43 years: Charlie Nimmons of Soperton, GA.

Daughters: Denise N. Torres (Jose) of Decula, GA and Lisa Roberts Smith (Mike) of Augusta, GA.

Sons: Blake Nimmons of Soperton, GA and Brannon Joel Roberts of Augusta, GA.

Sister: Frankie Wassen (John Allen) of Augusta, GA.

Brother: Gerald Brown of Soperton, GA

Grandchildren: Evan and Emily Torres. 

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Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors is in charge of the arrangements for Melanie D. Nimmons of Soperton, GA.

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