Mary Beulah Nelson Obit


NELSON, Mary Beulah 
Sapulpa Herald, Creek Co., OK 

Mary Beulah Nelson, 86, died Sunday at Fairview Fellowship Home in Fairview.

Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m., Wednesday at the United Methodist Church in Jet with Rev. Allen Gharet officiating.

Burial will follow at Pleasant View Cemetery in Jet under the direction of Marshall Funeral Home in Alva.

She was born July 11, 1906, two miles east of Jet to Samuel Wilson and Mary Bettie Harned Tucker. She gradated from Jet High School and obtained her bachelors degree from Oklahoma College for Women. She then obtained her masters degree from the University of Oklahoma. She married Ben Herman Nelson in Missouri in 1948. She taught school for 42 years in several communities, including Jet, Talihina, Medford, Bartlesville, and Watonga, before continuing her teaching in Sapulpa and Tulsa until her retirement. She was the elementary principle in Sapulpa. She was a member of the United Methodist Church, the Emanem Club and Delta Kappa Gamma.

She was preceded in death by her husband and two brothers, Randolph Harned Tucker and Clyde Leroy Tucker.

Survivors include brother, W. G. "Bud" Tucker of Jet; sister, Christine Cole of Wichita, Kan.; several nieces and nephews.

April 2001 Peg Luce - Obit Transcriber