Nelson, Debra S. (nee Strite), born January 31, 1953 in Texarkana, Arkansas, passed away Wednesday September 11, 2019. Beloved wife of the late Billie J. Nelson. Dear mother of Jennifer (Stephen) McFerran. Dear grandmother of Kathryn McFerran and Jacob McFerran. Dear daughter of the late Jack Rutherford and Melba (nee Hilbun) Strite and adopted by the late Robert Strite. Dear sister of Gretchen (Dewain) Minchew of Paynes Creek, Ca., Vikki White of Conroe, Tx., Nancy (Paul) Wamser of Arnold, Mo., James Strite of Hillsboro, Mo., Mamie Woods of Lewisville, Tx., Jon (Martina) Rutherford of Lewisville, Tx. and the late Calvin Rutherford. Dear sister-in-law of Bonny Nelson of Imperial, Mo. Dear step-daughter of Dottie White of Lewisville, Tx. Our dear aunt of many.

Funeral from Kutis South County Chapel 5255 Lemay Ferry Rd. Tuesday September 17, 10:00 am. Interment Shepherd Hills Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions to the American Cancer Society appreciated. Visitation Monday 4-8 pm.