Thora June Nelson
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Thora June Nelson

March 03, 1922 - March 03, 2014

Thora June Nelson

March 03, 1922 - March 03, 2014

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Obituary for Thora June Nelson

THORA JUNE NELSON

1922 ~ 2014

Goliad—Thora “Mom” June Nelson, 91, passed away on Monday, March 3, 2014. She was born on March 12, 1922 in Pownal, Maine to the late Earl and Mary C. Hill Harris. June was a homemaker, wife and mom.

Survivors include daughters, Linda Nelson, Ginger Cook (Lynn) and Mary Ann Overlander; grandchildren, Roanleigh Carroll, Jamie Lee (Rick) Johnson, Shannon (Bryon) Baccus, Leigh Ann (Aaron) Salge, Brandon (Blanca) Cook, Dannielle Cook; eleven great-grandchildren and one great- great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Fred G. Nelson, three sisters, two brothers, one grandchild and one great-grandchild and her son-in-law Walter Overlander.

Memorial services will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers the family request Memorials in Thora’s name may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.

Arrangements entrusted to Grace Funeral Home.








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