Betty Cox Nelson

Betty Faye Nelson of Tylertown died peacefully on March 12, 2017 in Houston, Texas at the age of 75.
She is survived by her children: Ricky H. Nelson (Susan) of Brandon and Terry R. Nelson of Houston, Texas; two sisters, Mary Cox McCain of New Hebron and Dora Ann Cox Daughdrill of Franklinton, Louisiana and two grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Bobby H. Nelson. She was also preceded in death by her siblings, Carrie Marie Cox Griffith, John Alford Cox, Jr., James LeRoy Cox and Margaret Janette Cox, and her parents.
Betty was born on September 21, 1941 in Monticello to John Alford Cox Sr. and Lillie Mae Dunn Cox. She attended Monticello High School, where she played basketball for the Monticello Red Devils. After graduating from high school, she married Bobby H. Nelson. The couple initially settled in Monticello until the family relocated to Tylertown in 1972. She was a member of Tylertown Baptist Church.
Services were held Friday, March 27 at Capps Funeral Home with burial following in New Hope Cemetery in Monticello. Capps Funeral home was in charge of arrangements.