Elizabeth Jane "Betty" Nelson

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Elizabeth Jane "Betty" Nelson, 68, of Washburn, passed away Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, in Cox Medical Center South, Springfield.

She was born Sept. 4, 1947, in Dallas, Texas, the daughter of Howard and Doris Allen. On July 1, 1981, she was united in marriage to Stan Nelson, who survives.

Additional survivors include: one son, Michael Allen, of Garland, Texas; one daughter, Marla Diane O'Conner, of Bellingham, Wash.; a stepson, Robert Nelson, of Dallas, Texas; three sisters, Doris Biles, Kathy Morales and Barbara Neal, all of Texas; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Preceding her in death were her parents, one brother and one sister.

She grew up and received her education in Dallas, Texas, where she graduated from high school. For several years, she was employed as a waitress in various restaurants. In 2007, they moved to Washburn to make their home. She was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church.

No services are scheduled at this time. Cremation arrangements are under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville.

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Cassville, Missouri