Betty S. Nelson (1932 - 2016)

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Betty S. Nelson, age 84, of DuBois, passed away on Wednesday, June 15, 2016, at Penn Highlands DuBois.
Born on Feb. 7, 1932, in Waverly, Kentucky, she was a daughter of the late Albert Sidney Mills and Anna Dennis (Bartley) Mills. On Aug. 3, 1951, Betty married Robert L. Nelson in Henderson, Kentucky.
She enjoyed flea markets, crafting, bowling, traveling, and talking with people. Most of all she loved playing cards with her family and taking care of her home.
Survivors include a son, Stanley R. Nelson; two daughters, Rebecca S. Smith and Donna L. Kautz and husband, Rick; two grandchildren, Jeffery D. Smith and wife, Sayuri, and Wesley D. Smith; and five sisters, Dorothy Tilley of Evansville, Ind., Margie Hendrickson of Texas, Carolyn Shoultz of Prescott, Ariz., Virginia Powell of Ohio, and Evelyn Kaster of Evansville, Ind.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Robert L. Nelson, who passed away on May 2, 2008; and two brothers, Clarence Mills and Albert S. Mills.
Friends will be received at Mohney-Yargar Funeral Chapel, Inc. from 4-6 p.m. Sunday, June 19, 2016. Funeral services will be held at the funeral home at 6 p.m. Sunday with Reverend John White officiating.
Interment will be in Morningside Cemetery.
Online tributes can be made at or
Arrangements are under the care of Mohney-Yargar Funeral Chapel, Inc., DuBois.
Published in The Courier Express on June 17, 2016
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142 West Long Ave | Du Bois, PA 15801 | (814) 371-2521
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