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Bettie Nelson

September 15, 1941 — July 24, 2018

Bettie Sue Nelson, 76 of Trenton MO passed away July 24, 2018 at Cameron Regional Hospital.

Bettie was born September 15, 1941 in Chillicothe, the daughter of John Troeger and Elsie Paris Troeger. She was a graduate of Chillicothe High School. On July 23, 1964 Bettie married Russell Nelson in Long Beach, California.

Bettie worked many years as a Nurse Practitioner. She enjoyed spending time with her friends and family, motorcycle trips and square dancing.

She is survived by her sons, "Donnal" Bud  Nelson (Shari) of Kansas City, MO, Russell Nelson (Janet) of Dallas, TX; ten grandchildren; three great grandchildren; sister Lora Mae Dowell (Jim) of Chillicothe; several nieces and nephews.

Preceding her in death were her parents, husband Russell, daughters, Cindy Nelson, Cecelia Nelson and Becky Nelson.

Cremation has taken place, a private burial will take place on a later date. On line condolences can be left at

Arrangements are under the care of Heritage Funeral Home.

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