Elva Irene Nelson

Posted: Thu 9:39 AM, Aug 22, 2013
Funeral Home: Callaway-Jones Funeral Home
August 7, 1918 - August 19, 2013

Elva 'Irene' Nelson, 95, of Bryan passed from this life as a loving daughter, sister, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, aunt and friend on Monday, August 19, 2013. Her family will receive visitors from 5 until 7 p.m. Thursday, August 22, at Callaway-Jones Funeral Home, 3001 South College Ave in Bryan.

A graveside memorial service will be held August 23, at 10 a.m. at Rest-Ever Memorial Park Cemetery, 5103 North Texas Avenue in Bryan, with Pastor Don Amundson officiating.

Irene was born to Elmer Littleton and Josie Hathcock Duncan on August 7, 1918 near Gatesville, Texas. One of eleven children, she was raised in Dublin, Texas. In 1941, Irene married Benjamin Nelson in Galveston, Texas.

They had three children, Joyce, Sharon and Charles.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations may be made to Hospice of South Texas, 605 East Locust Avenue, Victoria, TX, 77901.

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