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Cason Monk-Metcalf Funeral Directors

5400 North Street, Nacogdoches, TX

OBITUARY

Elyssa Arlene Bellard

November 30, 2000July 28, 2019
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Elyssa Arlene Bellard, 18, of Nacogdoches, TX passed on Sunday July 28, 2019 in a tragic car accident that also took the life of her mother, Quondaila Christine (Shields) Bellard. She is survived by her doting father, Dale John Bellard Jr., 44, and her brother Dominic James-Armon (DJ) Sellers, 21, who were also involved in the car accident that took place in Smith County outside of Tyler, TX. She was born in Gulfport, MS on November 30, 2000 and was a recent graduate of Nacogdoches High School.

A recent graduate of Cosmetology School, she was proud to be accepted into Mississippi State University, looked forward to starting classes and wanted to see the world. Her selfless and loving nature made her a favorite to her teachers and fellow classmates. She was responsible and driven but always made time to have fun with her friends and family. She loved dogs, Harry Potter, but most of all her family.

She is survived by grandparents Ryan L. Shields and Kathleen G. Shields (of MS); grandparents Dale Sr. and Victoria Bellard (of NC); her great-grandmother Quondaila Cameron (of CA); and grandmother Loria C. Carrington and many aunts, uncles and cousins.

Services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Saturday, August 3, 2019, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Nacogdoches officiated by Bishop Neal Cox. Visitation will be held prior to the service from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. at the church. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Park.

Cason Monk-Metcalf Funeral Directors, Nacogdoches

Services

  • Visitation Saturday, August 3, 2019
  • Funeral Service Saturday, August 3, 2019

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jennifer rios

August 8, 2019

Till this day I am still in shock, I always say to myself this has to be a dream but unfortunately it’s not it’s life but now I am more happy than sad. I know you’re dancing in heaven with your beautiful mom, ellie. I’m thankful we all became a family in cosmetology. I’ll always remember your beautiful smile, Rest in paradise beautiful girly❤️

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Biography

Quondaila (Quon) Christine Bellard, 40, of Nacogdoches, TX passed on Sunday July 28, 2019 in a tragic car accident that also took the life of her 18 year old daughter, Elyssa Arlene Bellard. She is survived by her loving husband, Dale John Bellard Jr., 44, and their son Dominic James-Armon (DJ) Sellers, 21, who were both in the same car accident in Smith County outside of Tyler, TX. Born Quondaila Christine Shields in Fall River Mills, CA on November 9, 1978, she was a devoted wife and a doting stay at home mother to her two children.

She was a follower of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and a religious person who loved God, family, and country. She was creative and crafty and enjoyed making things by hand including jewelry, quits, and scrapbooks. She proudly graduated in 2016 with her Associates Degree in Business Management and was an aspiring entrepreneur. The most important thing in Quon’s life was her family. She welcomed all of the friends of her children and mothered them as her own and tirelessly taught them how to grow into loving and generous people. She was entirely and wholeheartedly dedicated to her husband and children.

She is survived by father Ryan L. Shields and step-mother Kathleen G. Shields (of MS); brother and Mrs Gabriel and Toni Shields and children (of MS), brother and Mrs. Theron and Tracey Shields and children (of MS), brother Uriah Shields (of NM), brother Darren Helt (of AL), brother Cameron Bialy (of MS); her grandmother Quondaila Cameron (of CA); and mother Loria C. Carrington and siblings Cheyenne, Levi, Keanu, and Shannon and many aunts, uncles and cousins.

Elyssa Arlene Bellard, 18, of Nacogdoches, TX passed on Sunday July 28, 2019 in a tragic car accident that also took the life of her mother, Quondaila Christine (Shields) Bellard. She is survived by her doting father, Dale John Bellard Jr., 44, and her brother Dominic James-Armon (DJ) Sellers, 21, who were also involved in the car accident that took place in Smith County outside of Tyler, TX. She was born in Gulfport, MS on November 30, 2000 and was a recent graduate of Nacogdoches High School.

A recent graduate of Cosmetology School, she was proud to be accepted into Mississippi State University, looked forward to starting classes and wanted to see the world. Her selfless and loving nature made her a favorite to her teachers and fellow classmates. She was responsible and driven but always made time to have fun with her friends and family. She loved dogs, Harry Potter, but most of all her family.

She is survived by grandparents Ryan L. Shields and Kathleen G. Shields (of MS); grandparents Dale Sr. and Victoria Bellard (of NC); her great-grandmother Quondaila Cameron (of CA); and grandmother Loria C. Carrington and many aunts, uncles and cousins.