Betty S. Nelson

NelsonBetty S. Nelson, age 84, of DuBois, passed away on Wednesday, June 15, 2016, at Penn Highlands- DuBois.

Born on February 7, 1932, in Waverly, Kentucky; a daughter of the late Albert Sidney Mills and Anna Dennis (Bartley) Mills. On August 3, 1951, Betty married Robert L. Nelson in Henderson, Kentucky.

She enjoyed flea markets, crafting, bowling, traveling, and talking with people. Most of all she loved playing cards with her family and taking care of her home.

Survivors include a son, Stanley R. Nelson; two daughters, Rebecca S. Smith and Donna L. Kautz and husband, Rick; two grandchildren, Jeffery D. Smith and wife, Sayuri, and Wesley D. Smith; and five sisters, Dorothy Tilley of Evansville, IN, Margie Hendrickson of Texas, Carolyn Shoultz of Prescott, Ariz., Virginia Powell of Ohio, and Evelyn Kaster of Evansville, IN.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Robert L. Nelson who passed away on May 2, 2008; and two brothers, Clarence Mills and Albert S. Mills.

Friends will be received at Mohney-Yargar Funeral Chapel, Inc. on Sunday, June 19, 2016, from 4-6 p.m.

Funeral services will be held at the funeral home on Sunday, June 19, 2016, at 6 p.m. with Reverend John White officiating.

Interment will be in Morningside Cemetery.

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Arrangements are under the care of Mohney-Yargar Funeral Chapel, Inc., DuBois.

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