Evelyn Maxine Nelson

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Evelyn Maxine Nelson, 92, Carthage, passed away Friday, May 17, 2019 at her home. Evelyn Maxine Bowers was born July 9, 1926, in Cassville, to the late Lee Bowers and Esther (Ennis) Bowers. She married Roland Olson Nelson on Feb. 2, 1945, in Bentonville, Ark.; he preceded her in death on July 14, 2009. She was a homemaker and a member of the Grace Pointe Assembly of God in Carthage.

Survivors include: two daughters, Linda Pickering (husband John), Carthage, and Judy Fullerton, Carthage; two sons, Dean Nelson (wife Lassie), Ozark, Missouri, and Gene Nelson (wife Paula), Honey Brook, Pennsylvania; two brothers, Carroll Bowers, Stotts City, and Ferrell Bowers (wife Kay), Carthage; one sister, Doris Henbest, Butterfield; nine grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and one brother, Jerrell Bowers.

Graveside funeral services will be held 3 p.m. Tuesday, May 21, at Mineral Springs Cemetery, Cassville. Arrangements are under the direction and personal care of Knell Mortuary.