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Patricia Louise (Nowlin) Nelson


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Patricia Louise (Nowlin) Nelson Obituary

Patricia Nelson, 60, passed away on March 17, 2016, in Alamogordo, New Mexico. She was born on March 22, 1955, in Riverside, California to Ronald and Geraldine (Schaffer) Nowlin.

She worked at the Primate Research Facility at Holloman AFB for over thirty years and was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles. She loved her children but her grandchildren were her pride and joy. She met and married the love of her life, Kenneth Nelson in July of 2001.

Survivors include her husband, Kenneth Nelson of the family home; her two daughters, Carla (Jason) Bingham and Jennifer (Thomas) Snider of Alamogordo, N.M.; son, Nicholas (Laura) Cooper of East Liverpool, Ohio; two step-sons, Damian (Christine) Nelson, Jaime (Kiri) Dart-Nelson of Oxford, UK; eleven grandchildren, Lindsey Cooper, Baylee and Bradley Cooper of Cloudcroft, N.M., Sierra, Savannah Lessentine, Sydney Lessentine and Jeremy Snider of Alamogordo, N.M., William Nelson and Christopher Nelson of Oxford and Phoenix Dart-Nelson and Olivia Dart-Nelson of Oxford, UK; and a brother, Mike (Kathy) Nowlin of San Diego, Calif., and a niece, April Welsh and family, all of Phoenix, Ariz.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Ronald and Geraldine Nowlin and a brother, Louis Nowlin.

The memorial service for Patricia Nelson will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, March 21, 2016, at Cowboy Church with Pastor Couy Griffin officiating.

Should friends desire, contributions may be made to .

The Nelson family has entrusted their loved one to the care of Hamilton-O'Dell Funeral Home to direct the funeral services.
To sign the online register book, please visit www.hamiltonodell.com.
Published in Alamogordo Daily News from Mar. 20 to Apr. 19, 2016
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