The Edmond Sun

Obituaries

March 20, 2014

Nelle Virginia Wessels

EDMOND — Nelle Virginia (Coats) Wessels, 82, of Edmond, Okla., passed away March 20, 2014 and will be laid to rest on Monday March 24, 2014. She was born August 20, 1931 in Rison, Ark., to Miles Coats and Annie H. Von Tungeln. She married Robert Wessels on September 3, 1955 in Pine Bluff, Ark.

Throughout her life, she worked for several years as a bookkeeper for a credit union and later as a tax consultant for 15 years. Nelle was involved in working with the Cub and Girl Scouts. She also loved to sew, work puzzles and do crafts, as well as being an avid book reader.

She is survived by her husband Robert; stepson John Flemmons of McGehee, Ark.; daughters, Barbara Ann Seeger of Round Rock, Texas and Karen Sue Kapka of Warr Acres, Okla.; sister Anna Bess Westerfield of Pine Bluff, Ark.; six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. A formal visitation will be 4 - 6 p.m. Sunday, March 23 at Matthews Funeral Home. Services will be 10 a.m. Monday, March 24 at the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church with interment to follow at Gracelawn Cemetery in Edmond, under the direction of Matthews Funeral Home, Edmond. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Lutheran Women’s Missionary League.

 

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