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 Paul F. Nelson

Paul F. Nelson

Lilbert, Nacogdoches County, Texas, USA
Death 21 Apr 2003 (aged 87)
Shawnee, Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma, USA
Burial Shawnee, Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma, USA
Memorial ID 100123954 · View Source
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Paul F. Nelson, 87, Shawnee, died Monday at his home.

He was born June 21, 1915, in Lilbert, Texas, to Francis Marion Nelson and Elizabeth Caroline (Walters) Nelson.

He attended high school in Brownville, Texas.

He served in the military for 32 years and was a master sergeant in the U.S. Army. He received the Bronze Star with cluster, Army Commendation Medal, Good Conduct Medal, Pearl Harbor Medal, American Defense with star, American and Asiatic Pacific Campaign with four stars, Army Occupation Germany and several other medals and citations.

He retired from Tinker Air Force Base.

He lived in Shawnee for many years and was a member of the Methodist church.

He was preceded in death by one sister and four brothers.

Survivors include two close friends, Gladys Shaw, Shawnee, and Betty Daugherty, Shawnee; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Services will be 10 a.m. Thursday at the chapel of Walker Funeral service with the Rev. Bill Matthews and the Rev. Phil Thompson officiating.

Burial will be at Fairview Cemetery under the direction of Walker Funeral Service.

The Shawnee News-Star - April 23, 2003

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