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Nelda Yvone Bishop Laurence

October 4, 1934 — October 9, 2021

Nelda Yvone Bishop Laurence passed away Saturday, October 9, 2021. She was born October 4, 1934 in Paris, Texas, to John and Dessie Mae Willard Bishop.

Nelda was a devoted Baptist. She was in the Reeves County Hospital Auxiliary for many years and donated her time at the West of Pecos Museum. Nelda worked at the Security State Bank, later called Trans Pecos Bank, for 58 years. She loved quilting, playing bingo, poker and going to Vegas, and especially her sweets and candy. She was a devoted Dallas Cowboys fan, win or lose. Her family meant the world to her and they will miss her dearly.

Her husband, T.H. Laurence; parents, John and Dessie Mae Bishop; and siblings, AC Bishop, George Bishop, Ethel Pomroy, Lorene Bailey, and Leona Perkins preceded her in death.

Survivors include her son, Paul Laurence and wife Vicki; grandchildren, Haughton Laurence, Chase Laurence and wife Nicole, Stephanie Adams and husband Keith; great-grandchildren, Patton, Bella, Grace, Layne, and Layton Laurence and Luke Adams.

A memorial service will be held 2 p.m., Thursday, October 14, 2021 at the Mineral Wells Church of God.  

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Thursday, October 14, 2021

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