Funeral services for Caroline Rose Nelson will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 30, 2021 at Rose-Neath Funeral Home, 2500 Southside Dr., Shreveport, Louisiana. A visitation will be held at 1:00 p.m. until service time. Burial will follow at Centuries Memorial Park in Shreveport, Louisiana. Officiating the service will be Brother Buddy Hankins and Brother Toby Shaw.
Caroline was born on April 14, 2021 in Shreveport, Louisiana to Zachary Scott Nelson and Kimberly Karlene Nelson and passed away Friday, December 24, 2021 in Shreveport, Louisiana.
Caroline was born at 37 weeks with Spina Bifida and overcame seven surgeries. She was a happy baby and loved to watch TV, listening to Mommy and Daddy and watching her siblings play. She enjoyed listening to her grandmothers sing to her, dancing to music, holding toys in her hands, watching the iPad and looking at Christmas lights. She just started teething and thoroughly enjoyed chewing on her hands. Even if you took it out of her mouth, she would put it right back in. Her favorite movie was The Little Mermaid, she enjoyed watching it over and over.
She is preceded in death by her cousins, Joe Allen Leslie and Tinsley Lewis; great-aunt, April Espy and great-grandparents, Kay Cooley and Grandma Almond. Left to cherish her memory are her mother, Kimberly Nelson; father, Zachary Nelson; sister, Freya Quinn; brother, Elijah Quinn; grandparents, Rusty and Lynda Nelson, Ricky and Brenda Seegers; great-grandmothers, Elva Newkirk, Joann Nelson and Judy Pfaff; great-grandfather, Meldon Almond, Ernest Cooley and Lyle Nelson; cousins, Jacob and Josh Leslie and Drason and Ricky Burt; aunts, Krystal Morvan, Sabrina Seegers and Melyssa Sacchetti and uncles, Kyle Morvan, Brett Leslie and Joe Sacchetti.
Honoring Caroline as pallbearers will be Rusty Nelson and Ricky Seegers. Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Ricky Burt, Drason Burt, Jacob Leslie, Josh Leslie and Elijah Quinn.