Bertha Mae Nelson
1935 — 2021
A light from our household has dimmed. A voice we love has been stilled. A place is vacant in our hearts that can never be filled." Our beloved matriarch Bertha Mae Nelson85, transitions to be with the Lord on February 12, 2021. She was born on August 26, 1935 in Alexandria, Louisiana. For over 50 years she was a faithful member of Greater Bell Zion Baptist Church. She retired from UTMB after 34 years of service as a nurse. She gave tireless service through various organizations within the community. She is preceded in death by her parents, siblings, daughter, Pasty Henderson, and daughter in law, LaWanda Nelson. She is survived by her husband of 68 years, Robert Nelson, Sr.; children,...