Betty Martin Nugent
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A funeral service celebrating the life of Betty Martin Nugent will be held at 10:00 a.m., Monday, June 16, 2014, in The Chapel of Hixson Brothers, Pineville, with Pastor Lamar Carpenter officiating. Burial will follow in Sanders Chapel Cemetery, Calvin. Pallbearers honored to serve will be her nephews.
Visitation will be observed at the funeral home on Sunday, June 15, 2014 from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and resume on Monday from 8:00 a.m. until the time of service.
Mrs. Nugent, 77, of Deville, passed from this life on Friday, June 13, 2014, at her residence.
During her working life she was a Licensed Practical Nurse for 45 years, retiring from Central State Hospital and Red River Treatment Center.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Vernon Nugent, Sr.; sons, Vernon Dewayne Nugent and James Nelson Nugent; parents, Cecil and Nellie Kitchingham Martin, Sr.; brothers, James Cecil Martin, Jr., Charles S. Martin, Lewis F. Martin and Robert Martin.
Those left to cherish her memory are her sons, Walter "Sonny" Vernon Nugent, Jr. and wife, Caroline and Cecil David Nugent; daughter, Debra Sue Nugent Saucier and husband, John; 7 grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren; brothers, John H. Martin and Kenneth Martin; best friend, Colleen Nugent and a host of other family members and friends.
The family would like to extend a heartfelt thanks to her nurses, Tammy Ortego and Bea Walker for their compassion and care.
To extend online condolences to the Nugent family, please visit us at www.hixsonbrothers.com.
Published in The Town Talk on June 15, 2014