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Jaden Diaz Lee Nelson

January 28, 2001 ~ May 19, 2020 (age 19)


Jaden Diaz Lee Nelson was born January 28, 2001 to Jennifer Lee (Boyd) and James H. Nelson at Parkview Memorial Hospital in Fort Wayne, Indiana during halftime Superbowl Sunday.

Just as things brightened at the grand entrance into his life, Jaden continued to illuminate every room he stepped foot into. He loved to sing and dance since he was a little boy and his joy and laughter was contagious.

As a young man, he changed his life for the better learning he was expecting a baby girl. Dedicated to his family and his job, he worked hard improving and learning to excel in order to ensure his daughter and her mother were comfortable and well provided for.

Jaden leaves to cherish his memories his unborn baby girl; mother, Jennifer (Marcus Medd) Nelson-Boyd; father, James (Rikki Bear) Nelson; 15 siblings, Jachelle, James Javon, Alana, Breonna, James Jr., Trinity, Donovan, Catanna, Eve'ana, Maurice, Jaelynn, Donique, Denique, Divieona, and Marcus Jr.; fiance, Alayzia Veazey; paternal grandmother, Willie Mae Nelson; aunts, Amanda Boyd, Misty Boyd, Lynette Nelson and Lovella Nelson; uncles, Anthony Boyd, Andrew Boyd and Wise Thompson; cousins, Martae, Larry, Martaquise, DeMarcus, Wiseasia, Gerald, Jamontae, Gershonda, Gernaysia, Lashonda, Douglas, Jared, Destiny, Wyatt, Lily, Johnathan, Analyssa, Keagan will miss his friendship and love everyday; and a host of other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Jalonna Nelson; maternal grandparents, Pedro and Cathy Rocha; paternal grandfather, James Brown and sister, Simone Dufor.

Burial in Greenlawn Memorial Park

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Graveside Service
May 28, 2020

11:00 AM
Greenlawn Memorial Park
6600 Covington Road
Fort Wayne, IN 46804

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