Nelda Harris Boyte
Ashland City -
Nelda Boyte, age 96, passed away peacefully to be with her Big Family in Heaven on Thursday, December 3, 2020, at NHC in Bellevue, Tennessee. Nelda was born in Cheatham County, Tennessee, one of eleven, to the late Jesse and Dola Pardue Harris. She was a member of Bethlehem Free Will Baptist Church and worked for Ashland City Bank and Trust before retirement. She loved to watch basketball and especially follow her family to all of their sporting events. Nelda will be fondly remembered for her pimento cheese and chess squares. She always took care of her family and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Howard "Gup" Boyte; brothers, Woodrow, J.C., Russell, Billy Ray and Jacky Harris; her sisters, Chloe Boyte, Sybil Sanders, June Adkins, Eugenia Batts and Becky Hartman. She leaves to cherish her memories, her sister-in-law, Frances Harris; brother-in-law, Gene Hartman; nieces and nephews, Renee (Kenny) Betts, Cheryl (Bubba) Staggs, Sammy (Jan) Adkins, Kenny (Lissa) Adkins, Sheree (Butch) Johnson, Bobby (Shelia) Harris, Pam (Greg) Meador, Jesse Wayne (Mary) Boyte, Tommy (Sharon) Boyte, Brooks (JoAnn) Harris, Jan Batts, Nila Gale Hutton, Carol Walker, and Olivia Foster; a host of great-nieces and nephews and many friends. Funeral service will be Sunday, December 6, 2020, at 2pm in the Chapel of Cheatham County Funeral Home with Brother Shiloh Hackett officiating. Burial will follow in EverRest of Cheatham, LLC, in Pleasant View, Tennessee. Visitation will be Saturday, December 5th, from 1pm to 6pm and on Sunday, December 6th, from 11am until service hour of 2pm. In lieu of flowers, donations to Bethlehem Free Will Baptist Church for the Christmas Giving Challenge c/o Cheatham County Funeral Home 615-792-2552 on-line condolences at www.cheathamcountyfh.com
Published by Tennessean & Ashland City Times from Dec. 4 to Dec. 9, 2020.