Sandra Kaye Wheat Nelson

Published 7:00 am Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Sandra Kaye Wheat Nelson, age 74 former resident of Diamondhead, passed away July 16, 2016 in Huntsville, AL. She was born and raised in Picayune and was the former co-owner of Picayune Florist.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Norma Lazenby Wheat; husband, Marvin Elmer Nelson; daughter, Candace Nelson Rogers.
She is survived by her daughter, Nikki Nelson Smith (Jonathan) of Owens Cross Roads, AL; 4 sisters, Mary Ellen Wheat of Picayune, Jeannie Carapetian of Diamondhead, Wilma Spiers of Bay St. Louis, and Jessica Killen of Port Charlotte, Florida; 5 grandchildren, Haden and Sydney Smith, Brandon Nelson (Staci), Bryce Rogers, and Carson Rogers; 1 great-grandchild, Hunter Nelson.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. on July 22, 2016 at Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church. A visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. until service time. A burial will follow at New Palestine Cemetery in Picayune. Riemann Family Funeral Home, Kiln Delilse Rd., Pass Christian is serving the family. Online tributes can be made at

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