Nelson, Rose (Rea) Marie

Rea Nelson

December 21, 1937 - November 15, 2020

Rose “Rea” Marie Nelson passed away November 15, 2020 at the age of 82 in Fort Worth, Texas. She was born December 21, 1937 to Robert and Evelyn (Little) Williams in Denison, Texas. Rea graduated from Denison High School in 1955. She married Billy Richard Nelson on March 30, 1955 in Gainesville, Texas. Rea worked in the personnel department for Allen Independent School District until her retirement in 2003. She was a longtime member of Frist Christian Church of Allen, Texas.

She is survived by her son, Rick Nelson and Amy Keller of Anna, Texas; daughter, Lori Bishop and husband, Victor of McKinney, Texas; three grandchildren, Joseph Nelson of Savoy, Texas, Katrina Young of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and Kalee Goodman of Melissa, Texas; great grandchildren, Angela Knabe of Dallas, Texas, Madelyn Nelson of Plano, Texas, Elizabeth Nelson of Plano, Texas, Jonathan Young of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Ethan Young of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Jack Young of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and Jacob Goodman of Melissa, Texas.

Rea was preceded in death by her husband, Billy Richard Nelson; parents, Robert and Evelyn Williams; two grandchildren, William Richardson Nelson, III and Lucas Daniel Nelson.

A graveside service will be held at 2:30 p.m., Friday, November 20, 2020, at Fitzhugh Cemetery in Lucas, Texas.

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I first met Rea in the Central Office when I joined AISD in 1993, then enjoyed visiting with her at our retired teacher meetings, She always was a lady who was loved by all. My heart goes out to the family for your loss. Dale Howard, November 20, 2020 We love you Rea Nelson You will be missed IMMENSELY and forever kept in our hearts
Steve and Rese Logan, November 17, 2020