Class of 1926

1924 PeromaOkla Dexter
Okla Dexter

Okla Elizabeth (Dexter) Nelson

December 3, 1906 – November 27, 1983

Okla Nelson, 76, Ponca City, formerly of Perry, died at 7 p.m. Sunday at St. Francis hospital at Enid. She had been a patient at St. Francis two weeks and had been in ill health one year.

Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Parker Funeral home. Rev. Leon Jackson will officiate. Burial will be at Grace Hill cemetery.

Mrs. Nelson, the former Okla Dexter, was born at Perry, Dec. 3, 1906. She was a graduate of Perry high school and married Norman Nelson on Dec. 22, 1925, at Newkirk.

Mrs. Nelson had been a resident of Perry until 1951, when she moved to San Diego, Calif. She returned to Perry in 1955 and moved to Ponca City in 1957. She was a member of the Bible Holiness church at Ponca City.

Survivors include two sons, Leon, of Oklahoma City; and Norman Jr., Tulsa; two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.