Nellie Copeland Pharr

Published 10:51 am Friday, August 5, 2016

LONGVIEW, Texas — Nellie Copeland Pharr, 101, of College Station, formerly of Longview, passed away Aug. 1, 2016, at her home in College Station.

She was born Feb. 16, 1915, in Ailey, Ga., to William Nelson Copeland and Verna Jeanette Copeland.

She married Sherman Pharr Sr. July 29, 1935 and he preceded her in death in 2002. She loved to travel with him while he was working for R.G. Letourneau.

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She is survived by her children, Louise Hall and her husband Pete, Mert Williams, Sherman Pharr Jr. and his wife Betty, Peggy Mackey and her husband Weldon; grandchildren, Fredia Layton and her husband Doug, Jessie Hall, Lynn Moorhead and her husband Jim, Sheila Fullilove and her husband William, Barry Williams, Hope Lienau and her husband Chris, Byron Mackey, Sherman Pharr III, Maris Moorehead and Ben Moorehead; great-grandchildren: David Hall and his wife Christina, Alexis Fullilove, McKenzie Monroe, Reilly Monroe, Corbin Lienau, Addison Lienau, Grant Mackey, Garrett Mackey and Lucas Pharr; step-great-grandchildren, Corey Layton Smith, Trent Layton, Mathew Lienau and Brandon Lienau; one step-great-great-grandchild, Mkayala Smith.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband; grandsons, Scott Williams and Collin Lienau; and four brothers, Collins Copeland, Hubert Copeland, Curtis Copeland and Bobby Copeland.

Visitation will be from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016, at Lakeview Funeral Home in Longview with services held at 2:30 p.m. in the Chapel of Lakeview Funeral Home.

Burial will follow at Lakeview Memorial Gardens.

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