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Sadie Bucher (Nelson) VIEW PROFILE

Funeral services for Sadie Estelle Nelson, age 70, of Mt. Vernon, Texas, were held Monday, April 1, 2013, at the Harvey Funeral Home Chapel, with Mark Dalton and Mike Long officiating. Burial followed at the Mt. Vernon City Cemetery.

She died Thursday, March 28, 2013, at the Mission Manor Nursing Home.

She was born on Nov. 7, 1942, in Greeley, Colo., the daughter of L.D. and Estelle Bucher. She married Gary Nelson on Feb. 17, 1973, in Newton.

Sadie grew up in Newton and graduated from Newton High School in 1960.

She was a longtime employee of the City of Mt. Vernon, working in the water department. She also served as municipal judge from 1983 to 1988. She was a graduate of East Texas State University Commerce and of the Methodist faith.

She is survived by husband, Gary Nelson of Mt. Vernon; brother, Tom Bucher of Bartlesville, Okla.; and three sisters, Zella Thomas, Celesta Gaede and L’Deena Jones, all of Newton. She is also survived by eight nieces and nephews, 17 great-nieces and nephews, and two great-great-nieces.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Memorials can be made to Alzheimer’s Alliance of Texarkana, P.O. Box 7812, Texarkana, TX 75505.

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