Guardian Funeral Homes West Chapel

5820 Northwest 41St Street, Warr Acres, OK


Betty Nelson

January 5, 1927November 13, 2019

Betty Nelson was born on Jan 5, 1927 to Burl C. Shafer and Pearl M. (Kiper) Shafer in Quay, Oklahoma and passed away on November 13, 2019 at the age of 92 in Tulsa, Oklahoma while living at Oklahoma Methodist Manor.

Betty attended school in Coyle, Oklahoma and graduated from Edmond High School. She met Les Nelson and was married on November 22, 1947 for over 58 years before his death on August 30, 2006. Betty was a stay at home mother raising their son, David Nelson. Later she was office manager for Nelson Air Conditioning in Lewisville, Texas. After Betty and Les retired they moved back to Oklahoma City at 8220 Canna Lane until Les passed away. Betty is survived by her son David Nelson, her niece Julie Kelly, grand-niece Katy Kelly and a host of other nephews and nieces, as well as cousins and sister-in-law Ruth Thomas.

Funeral Services will be held on Monday November, 18th at 1:00 p.m. at Guardian Funeral Homes West Chapel located at 5820 NW 41st Street, Warr Acres, Oklahoma 73122.

Burial will be at Resurrection Memorial Cemetery, 7500 W Britton Rd. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73132.

Betty loved children and babies. Also was a life long member of United Methodist Women at Ridgecrest United Methodist that merged to form Cornerstone United Methodist Church.

In lieu of Flowers please make donations to United Methodist Boys Ranch Circle of Care 1501 NW 24Th Street suite 214 Oklahoma City, Ok 73106 Or United Methodist Women Cornerstone United Methodist Church 2604 N May Ave Oklahoma City, Ok 73107

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  • Visitation Monday, November 18, 2019
  • Funeral Service Monday, November 18, 2019


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