DALLAS - Barbara Joyce Nelson, age 79, passed away Sunday, August 3, 2014 at Mayberry Gardens in Garland Texas.|
Barbara Joyce Britt was born March 23, 1935 near Pottsboro, Texas; the daughter of John "Buster" and Nina Mae (Bates) Britt. Barbara was the third of their five children. After graduating from Bells High School, Barbara moved to Ft. Worth to study bookkeeping. She married and moved to Dallas in 1959 where she lived out her remaining years of life as a dedicated and loving mother.
After working for over 30 years in the accounting department for Dallas Area Rapid Transit she retired and spent time with her grandkids, family and friends. Barbara was dearly loved by her family, friends and co-workers for her caring nature, sense of humor and faithful friendship.
Mrs. Nelson is survived by her family, two children, Davida Nelson of Garland, Texas, and Scott Nelson of Monroe, N.C., three grandchildren, Leigh Ann, Drew and Peter Nelson, three brothers, Johnny Britt of Decatur, Texas, Don Britt of Tupelo, Okla., Dennis Britt of Denison, Texas, and sister, Nelda Burks of Sherman, Texas.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Wednesday with Pastor Roger Speers officiating. Interment will follow in Cherry Mound Cemetery. There is no set time for family visitation.
Condolences may be registered online at www.fisherfh.com.
Arrangements are under the direction of Fisher Funeral Home in Denison.
Published in The Herald Democrat on Aug. 6, 2014