Doris Frances Nelson, 87, of Poteau, OK passed away Wednesday, August 23, 2017 in Poteau. Doris was born August 28, 1929 in Ft. Smith, AR to Curtis L. & Mattie (Griffith) Garrett.
She attended Golden West College, CA. Doris retired from Tension Envelope in California after 20 years.
She was a long time member of the "Roses Quilting Group" . She loved all those ladies dearly. The "Twisted Sisters Red Hat Ladies" brought so much happiness to her life.
She was an avid reader and loved crosswords puzzles.
Doris was a proud descendant of Robert Henry Mitchell. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Charles A. Nelson; sister, Mona Mozelle (Garrett) Gaither; son, Robert D. Nelson; grandson, David Clark Jr.
She is survived by her daughter, Linda Nelson (David) Clark of Woodbridge, CA; grandson, James Clark of Santa Cruz, CA; granddaughter, Carmen Clark (Michael) Lindsay of Salem, OR; niece (more like a daughter) Martha Gaither (John) Carroll of Poteau, OK; sister, Madge Garrett Meisner of Kansas City, KS; granddaughters, Elizabeth, Katie, Cassie, Riley and Seras from Hawaii to Delaware.
There will be no services at Doris' request.
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