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Bessie Nell Shelton Tanner
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Birth: Nov. 16, 1912
Hunt County
Texas, USA
Death: Apr. 2, 1998
Denton County
Texas, USA

DENTON - Bessie Nell Oden Tanner, 85, passed away at a Denton hospital Thursday, April 2, 1998.

Funeral: 3 p.m. Saturday at Sparkman/Crane Funeral Home. Chaplain John Bruce will officiate. Eastern Star memorial service: Grove Hill Cemetery in Dallas.

Memorials: Alzheimer's Association, 2910 Swiss Ave., Dallas, Texas 75204.

Bessie Nell Oden Tanner was born Nov. 16, 1912, in Greenville to Joseph and Blanche Shelton. She was raised and attended school in Denison. She was married to Alexander G. Oden, who preceded her in death. She was a former nurse and a retired nursing home administrator. She was a past worthy matron of Mount Auburn Chapter of the Eastern Star, as well as a longtime member of East Grand Baptist Church. Mrs. Tanner was a resident of Lake Forest Good Samaritan Village.

Survivors: Her children, Bettye Shanaberger of Denton, John Oden of Springtown and Lanelle Davis of Whitt; nine grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; and her true and loyal friend, Edward "Red" Borom.

Sparkman/Crane Funeral Home Dallas

Fort Worth Star-Telegram
April 4, 1998
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  Joseph H Shelton (1871 - 1916)
  Blanch Sparks Shelton (1884 - 1918)
Grove Hill Memorial Park
Dallas County
Texas, USA
Created by: Carol Moore
Record added: Apr 28, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 69053749
Bessie Nell <i>Shelton</i> Tanner
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 Added: Apr. 28, 2011

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