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James M. Nellems

May 16, 1947 ~ March 23, 2021 (age 73)

Obituary

James M. Nellems, 73, of Cleveland Heights, passed away on March 23, 2021. Son of Clarence L. Nellems and Purney D. (nee Strode) Jackson, both deceased.  Brother of B. Jean Morgan, deceased, and Abdullah Muhammed (Charles), Uncle of six nephews and one niece, and special cousin Carol Adrine.  James graduated from John Adams High School in 1965 and Arkansas A, M & N. in 1969.  He taught music in the Cleveland Municipal School District for 31 years, and was a jazz enthusiast, who played with several notable groups in the Cleveland area.

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Services

Omega Service
Friday
April 2, 2021

6:00 PM
E. F. Boyd & Son Funeral Home and Crematory - Main Location
2165 East 89th Street William F. Boyd Sr. Way
Cleveland, OH 44106

Funeral Service
Friday
April 2, 2021

6:30 PM
E. F. Boyd & Son Funeral Home and Crematory - Main Location
2165 East 89th Street William F. Boyd Sr. Way
Cleveland, OH 44106

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