Dallas Works Memorial - Employees In Remembrance

Don Nelson DON NELSON, 63, was born on Jan. 12, 1942 in Nowata, OK. He went to be with his Lord on Jan. 31, 2005. He was preceded in death by his parents, Herbert Harry Nelson, Sr. and Dorothy June (Minton) Nelson. He graduated from Putnam City High School in 1960. He married Nina Sheridan New in June of 1961. He was an electrical engineer for Western Electric for 8 yrs. He graduated from Southwestern Seminary in 1976. He was a youth minister in Alabama and Texas for 10 yrs. He touched many children's lives. In 1980, he returned to Western Electric where he retired in 2001. He is survived by his wife, Sheri Nelson; three children, daughter, Dana Elkins and husband Rusty of Edmond, OK; son, Brian Nelson of El Reno, OK; son, Jerry Nelson and wife Kindra of El Reno, OK; brother, Joe Nelson and wife Pam of Stillwater, OK; sister-in-law, Lavonna Nelson of OKC; brother Bill Nelson and wife Carol of OKC; four grandchildren, Ashley and Amber Elkins of Edmond, OK and Rees and Ryane Nelson of El Reno, OK.