Lela Myrtle <I>Metts Gee</I> Nettles

Lela Myrtle Metts Gee Nettles

Coleman County, Texas, USA
Death 20 Feb 2012 (aged 90)
Coleman, Coleman County, Texas, USA
Burial Coleman, Coleman County, Texas, USA
Plot Map Page 17, Section D, Lot 6
Memorial ID 85244132 · View Source
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"Lela Metts Nettles, 90, of Coleman, died Monday, February 20, 2012 at Coleman Healthcare Center. Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday, February 25, 2012 at Stevens Funeral Home Chapel with Adam Comeaux officiating, assisted by Sam Wilson. Burial will follow in the Coleman City Cemetery, under the direction of Stevens Funeral Home.

"She was born Lela Myrtle Metts on May 13, 1921 in southern Coleman County, the daughter of G.T. Metts and Allie Nell Dobbins Metts. She grew up in the Brown Ranch community and graduated from Mozelle High School in 1939. Lela married Archie Nettle on August 30, 1949 in Coleman, and the celebrated 62 years of marriage, before he preceded her in death on May 10, 2010. She worked at Overall-Morris Hospital (now Coleman County Medical Center) for many years as a Registered Nurse, and later in the Medical Records Department. She was a member of the Elm Street Church of Christ, where she enjoyed teaching at the JOY Station Tuesday School.

Survivors include two daughters, Beverly Gee of Coleman, Kathryn Payne of Dallas; one granddaughter, Christy Hutchinson and husband, Greg, of San Antonio; one grandson, Mark Payne and wife, Brandy, of Carrollton; three great granddaughters, Rebecca, Hannah and Leah Hutchinson and one soon to be born in April and several nieces and nephews.

"She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, two brothers, one sister, and a great granddaughter, Danielle Renee Hutchinson.

"Family visitation will be 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Friday at Stevens Funeral Home, 400 West Pecan Street, Coleman.

"Memorials may be made the JOY Station Tuesday School, c/o Elm Street Church of Christ, P. O. Box 998, Coleman, Texas 76834."

(Coleman Chronicle and Democrat-Voice. Used with permission.)

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  • Created by: Ralph Terry
  • Added: 20 Feb 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial 85244132
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lela Myrtle Metts Gee Nettles (13 May 1921–20 Feb 2012), Find a Grave Memorial no. 85244132, citing Coleman City Cemetery, Coleman, Coleman County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Ralph Terry (contributor 47372532) .