Nelson, Katherine Dixon Stamey

Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Katherine Nelson
Katherine Nelson

Katherine Dixon Stamey Nelson, 91, of Ooltewah, died on Monday, January 14, 2013 at home.

Mrs. Nelson was a member of Covenant Presbyterian Church. She attended Women’s College of the University of North Carolina where she received her Bachelor’s Degree and later graduated with a master’s degree in Home Economics from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. She taught at the college level and eventually taught public school.  She enjoyed family gatherings, Bible study, hymn singing, sewing, painting, and arts and crafts.

Mrs. Nelson was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, William Howard Nelson, Sr.; her parents, Robert Franklin Stamey and Annie Mae Alexander Stamey; and three of her brothers, Rev. Robert Stamey, Bill Stamey, and Rev. Ben Stamey.

Surviving family members include her children, William Howard (Helen) Nelson, Jr., Birmingham; Helen Anne Nelson, Katherine Jane Nelson, both of Ooltewah; grandchildren, Brian Howard (Deborah) Nelson Waxhaw, N.C.; Bradley Wayne (Coy Beth) Nelson Greenville, S.C.; and Will Thomas Nelson, Knoxville; great-grandchildren, Sarah Elise Nelson and Andrew David Nelson, Nancy Lane Nelson and Henry Thomas Nelson; sisters, Eliza Stamey Ross, Margaret Stamey Royster, Betty Stamey Simpson, and one brother, Gilbert (Nancy) Stamey.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 18, in the funeral home chapel with Reverend Render Caines and Reverend Eric Mullinax officiating. Interment will follow at Chattanooga National Cemetery.

Special thanks are given to the fine nurses and caregivers of Amedisys Hospice, and especially, Pam Stewart of Senior Helpers.

Visit www.heritagefh.com to share words of comfort to the family and view the memorial tribute.

The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 17, at Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 East Brainerd Road, Chattanooga, TN 37421. 


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