Beatrice "Doty"


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Beatrice "Doty" Nelson

Dec 28 1928 - May 15 2008

Beatrice " Doty " Nelson, age 79, of Dallas, Texas, passed away May 15, 2008, in Dallas. Beatrice was born December 28, 1928 in Rockwall, Texas, to Samuel and Ethel (Myers) Tarrant. She married W. L. Nelson in 1942 in Wills Point, Texas. Beatrice was a member of The Potter’s House in Dallas, Texas. She is survived by her sons, L. W. Nelson and wife, Martha of McKinney, Texas, Ollie B. Nelson and wife, Penny of Dallas, Texas, Douglas Nelson also of Dallas, and Ricky Don Nelson and wife, Veleta of McKinney, Texas; daughters, Helen Nelson Rochelle, Patricia Nelson, and Rose Uko all of Dallas, Texas; twenty-five grandchildren; numerous great and great-great grandchildren; brothers, Samuel Tarrant of Grapevine, Texas and Charles Tarrant of Dallas, Texas; sisters, Ruby Kelly of Dallas, Texas and Dorothy Smith of Allen, Texas. She was preceded in death by her sons, Charles Edward Nelson and Esker Earl Nelson, daughter, Sandra Kay Nelson, one grandson, Kenneth Nelson, five brothers, and three sisters. Funeral services will be at 2:00 PM, Tuesday, May 20, 2008, at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel in Allen, Texas with Pastor Christopher Thornton and Rev. Clyde E. Clarke, III officiating. Interment will follow at Ridgeview Memorial Park in Allen. The family will receive friends during a visitation beginning at 7:00 PM Monday evening.
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