Mildred "Marie" Nelson Allison

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Mildred "Marie" Nelson Allison, 96, of Cassville, passed away Friday, Oct. 23, 2015, in Cassville Health Care and Rehabilitation Center.

She was born July 23, 1919, in Mineral Springs, the daughter of Robert and Maggie (Moore) Brandon. In 1938, she was united in marriage to Howard Nelson, Sr., who preceded her in death. In 1980, she married Bill Allison who also preceded her in death. Also preceding her in death were her parents; one son, Danny Joe; one daughter, Susan; four brothers; and two sisters.

Survivors include: two sons, Howard Nelson, Jr. and his wife, Carolyn, of Exeter, and Dennis Nelson and his wife, Dianne, of Phoenix, Ariz.; two daughters, Sue Panigay and her husband, Bill, of Prescott, Mich., and Janell Sexton and her husband, Garry, of Calico Rock, Ark.; one stepson, Floyd Allison and his wife, Pat, of Cassville; a daughter-in-law, Mary Lou Nelson, of Cassville; one sister, Heddy Leggett, of Manteca, Calif.; 11 grandchildren; 21 greatgrandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

She grew up and received her education at Cassville where she graduated from high school. She was a homemaker and traveled with her husband, who worked on construction. In 1978, she moved from Dallas, Texas, back to this area to make her home. She attended Blessing Heights Worship Center.

Funeral services were held Tuesday in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Pastor Rick Cooper conducted the services. Burial was at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Butterfield.

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