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Joseph M. Nelson
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Birth: Oct. 1, 1880
Death: Jul. 5, 1947

Funeral services for Joseph M. Nelson, 67 year old Greer County pioneer, were held at 2:30 this afternoon at the Russell Baptist Church with Rev. Leland Abercrombie, pastor, officiating.

Nelson died at the local hospital Saturday, following a heart attack Thursday. He had been a resident of Greer County for 56 years, and was the son of the late Jasper Nelson.

Survivors include the widow, Mangum; three sons, Herman Nelson and Woodrow Nelson of San Jacinto, CA; Dock Nelson, Brinkman; three daughters, Mrs. Iva McElroy and Mrs. Laverne Kuhns of San Jacinto, CA; Mrs. Woods (Mary Jo) Templer, of Mangum; three brothers, W.W. Nelson, of Altus, John C. Nelson of McCloud; Border Nelson, Mangum; two sisters, Mrs. F.D. (Cressie) Dodson, Mangum; Mrs. Lester (Frances) Holland, of Los Angeles, CA; and 17 grandchildren. 
 
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 Parents:
  Isaac Jasper Nelson (1854 - 1928)
  Sarah E (Nall) Nelson (1861 - 1917)
 
 Spouse:
  Nancy M. Taylor Nelson (1883 - 1959)
 
 Children:
  Iva S Nelson McElroy (1904 - 1995)*
  Vestel T Nelson (1906 - 1982)*
  Mary Jo Templer (1915 - 1973)*
  Laverne Nelson Kuhns (1923 - 1996)*
 
 Siblings:
  William W. Nelson (1879 - 1954)*
  Joseph M. Nelson (1880 - 1947)
  L Mart Nelson (1882 - 1927)*
  Pearl Tomme (1884 - 1923)*
  Mary Jane Nelson McKibbin (1888 - 1932)*
  Elisha E Nelson (1891 - 1945)*
  Lena E. Lindley (1892 - 1933)*
  John Calhoun Nelson (1894 - 1977)*
  Cressie Lee Dodson (1897 - 1955)*
  Sallie B. Norman (1897 - 1942)*
  Fowler Border Nelson (1906 - 1982)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Russell Cemetery
Russell
Greer County
Oklahoma, USA
 
Maintained by: Kim Silman
Originally Created by: Robert Wedgeworth (Crypt...
Record added: Oct 17, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 60229621
Joseph M. Nelson
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