Bert Lavern


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Bert Lavern Nettles

Dec 11 1928 - Oct 20 2005

Mr. Bert Lavern Nettles, Sr. age 76 passed away on October 19, 2005 in McKinney, Texas. He was born on December 11, 1928 in Tryon Oklahoma to John and Martha (Underwood) Nettles. He married Greta Swearngin on November 17, 1972 in McKinney, Texas. Mr. Nettles was a golf course superintendent for 54 years. He hosted 8 Byron Nelson Golf Tournaments. He was currently a member of the security team at Medical Center of McKinney. Mr. Nettles was a friend to all he met and was loved by all his family and friends. He is survived by his Greta; son, Bert, Jr. of Bonham; daughter, Mary of Lucas, Brenda Rumsey of Tulsa; stepdaughter, Kathy Ward of Tulsa; 4 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren; and numerous other brothers, sisters, and family members. A graveside service will be held at 2:00 PM, Monday, October 24, 2005 at Fitzhugh Cemetery with Rev. Darrell Sanderlin officiating. Visitation will be from 6:00 to 8:00 PM, Sunday at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home.
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