Mary Lou Nelson

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Mary Lou Nelson, of Cassville, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021, at Cox Medical Center South in Springfield.

She was born Nov. 2, 1945, in Butterfield, the daughter of Ora Ray and Gladys Nadine (Fogg) Hinson. On Aug. 17, 1963, she was united in marriage to Danny Joe Nelson who preceded her in death on Jan. 2, 2013. Also preceding her in death were her parents and one sister, Rayma Craig.

Survivors include: one daughter, Angela Engel (Mike) of Hutchinson, Kan.; one brother, James Hinson (Pam) of Eagle Rock; two sisters, Lana Sharp (Mike) of Tulsa, Okla., and Sally Sundin (Tom) of Walla Walla, Wash.; and two grandchildren.

She received her education in Cassville, graduating in 1963. She worked in the secretarial field before becoming a homemaker.

Services were held Monday, Feb. 8, at Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Pastor Rick Cooper conducted the services. Burial was at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Butterfield.

Contributions may be made to Blessing Heights Worship Center for the Royal Rangers and Missionettes in her memory.

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Cassville, Missouri