Born March 18, 1932, in Huffman, Ark., she was the daughter of the late Robert L. and Sleetia M. Burgett Nelson.
Survivors include four daughters, Barbara M. Roberts, Sandra McFadyen, Rhonda Marie Phillips and Sharon Renee Myers; one sister, Rachel Lytle, of Morrilton, Ark.; two brothers, Ray Nelson, of Peachtree City, Ga., and Joseph "Bud" Nelson, of Holcomb; 12 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by one son, Floyd Wayne Tilley; seven brothers, Grady, Henry, Fred, Robert E., Othell, Guin and Glen Nelson and two sisters, Willie Walls and Mildred Garner.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 18, at the Collins-Burke Funeral Home Chapel in Jasper, Ala.
Burial was in the New Prospect Cemetery.