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April 8, 2014

Joann Nelson

Joann Nelson


The Orange Leader

ORANGE —      Joann Nelson departed her life on Thursday, April 3, 2014 at Pinehurst Nursing and Rehabilitation with her family at her side.

     She was born on May 31, 1949 in Orange, Texas to Baby Louis and WT Nelson.

     She graduated from M.B. North High School in 1967. She then went to Lamar and received her Nursing Degree and was a proud nurse for over 35 years. She’s worked at

numerous hospitals and nursing homes in the Golden

Triangle. She enjoyed sewing and watching her West-Orange Stark Mustangs and Dallas Cowboys play.

     She leaves behind her mother, Baby Louis Nelson of Orange; her sister, Joyce Morgan of Orange; her two sons, Chris and Leon Nelson of Orange; and three grandchildren, Matthew Nelson, Chris Nelson Jr., and Julee Nelson

     Funeral services will be Friday, April 11, at 11:00am at Mt. Sinai Baptist Church. Reverend Calvin C. Jones is the   Pastor.  Reverend   Van

Barnette will officiate.

     Visitation will be 9:00am to 11:00am at the church.

     Burial will follow in Hollywood Cemetery under the direction of the Geter Funeral Home.


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