OBITUARY

Bonnie Jo Nelson

December 25, 1942October 17, 2018
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Dequincy- Bonnie Jo Nelson, 75, died Wednesday, October 17, 2018, in her daughter's residence. She was a native of Dequincy and had been a resident of Singer for the last 50 years. She was of the Baptist faith. Bonnie enjoyed reading the newspaper, doing genealogy, telling stories, and spending time with family and friends.

Survivors include her children, Natalie Duplechin and husband, Wayne, and Howard Nelson; daughter-in-law, Richelle Nelson, all of Dequincy; her siblings, Billy Dowers of Dequincy, Jerald "JW" Dowers of South Carolina, Jackie Royer of Dequincy, Sandra Sue Clark of Singer, and Connie Gobep of Toledo Bend; four grandchildren, Jason Puryear, Bryan Puryear, Hagan Nelson, and Katelyn Nelson; nine great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her husband, Jack Allen Nelson; her son, Craig Allen Nelson; her parents, Joseph and Annie Johnson; and a brother, Danny Boy Johnson.

Her funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, October 20, in Hixson-Snider Funeral Home. The Rev. Mark Schultz will officiate. Burial will be in Good Hope Cemetery in Singer. Visitation is from 4-9 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m. until the time of service Saturday in the funeral home. Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.hixsonfuneralhomes.com.

  • FAMILY

  • Survivors include her children, Natalie Duplechin and husband, Wayne, and Howard Nelson; daughter-in-law, Richelle Nelson, all of Dequincy; her siblings, Billy Dowers of Dequincy, Jerald "JW" Dowers of South Carolina, Jackie Royer of Dequincy, Sandra Sue Clark of Singer, and Connie Gobep of Toledo Bend; four grandchildren, Jason Puryear, Bryan Puryear, Hagan Nelson, and Katelyn Nelson; nine great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her husband, Jack Allen Nelson; her son, Craig Allen Nelson; her parents, Joseph and Annie Johnson; and a brother, Danny Boy Johnson.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Jason Puryear, Active Pallbearer
  • Bryan Puryear, Active Pallbearer
  • Hagan Nelson, Active Pallbearer
  • Jeff Royer, Active Pallbearer
  • Kevin Clark, Active Pallbearer
  • Kory Clark, Active Pallbearer

Services

  • Visitation Friday, October 19, 2018
  • Visitation Resumes Saturday, October 20, 2018
  • Funeral Saturday, October 20, 2018
REMEMBERING

Bonnie Jo Nelson

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Sandy Tinsley De Vries

October 20, 2018

My family rented a house from her on Harrison St in DeQuincy for many years. I was in 3rd grade, but I remember she was always smiling and very sweet. She would always say hi to all the neighborhood kids when she came to visit her mom that lived behind us.

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Biography

Dequincy- Bonnie Jo Nelson, 75, died Wednesday, October 17, 2018, in her daughter's residence.
She was a native of Dequincy and had been a resident of Singer for the last 50 years. She was of the Baptist faith. Bonnie enjoyed reading the newspaper, doing genealogy, telling stories, and spending time with family and friends.

Survivors include her children, Natalie Duplechin and husband, Wayne, and Howard Nelson; daughter-in-law, Richelle Nelson, all of Dequincy; her siblings, Billy Dowers of Dequincy, Jerald "JW" Dowers of South Carolina, Jackie Royer of Dequincy, Sandra Sue Clark of Singer, and Connie Gobep of Toledo Bend; four grandchildren, Jason Puryear, Bryan Puryear, Hagan Nelson, and Katelyn Nelson; nine great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her husband, Jack Allen Nelson; her son, Craig Allen Nelson; her parents, Joseph and Annie Johnson; and a brother, Danny Boy Johnson.

Her funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, October 20, in Hixson-Snider Funeral Home. The Rev. Mark Schultz will officiate. Burial will be in Good Hope Cemetery in Singer. Visitation is from 4-9 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m. until the time of service Saturday in the funeral home. Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.hixsonfuneralhomes.com.