WISTER–Dewitt Ray Nelson, 49, of Wister, passed away Feb. 29, 2012 in Wister. He was born July 17, 1962 in Corning, Cal. to Alvis Ray and Dena Mae (Davis) Nelson.
Memorial services are Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Evans Chapel of Memories in Poteau, OK with Rev. Leon Glenn officiating, under the direction of Evans & Miller Funeral Home.
He was preceded in death by his father; half brother, Carlos Nelson; and his grandparents.
Survivors include his wife, Kim of the home; son Jeromy Nelson and wife Jamie Nelson of Dallas; brother, William C. Scott of Tulsa; sisters Susan Bailey and husband Ken, Rebecca Eckert and husband Dan of Hackett, Barbara Harris and husband Ronnie of Panama, Wileata Glenn and husband Leon of Poteau, and Paula Ollar of Tulsa; stepchildren, Bobby Lee Coler, Brian Keith Coler, Billy and Trina Taylor of Wister, Kris and Mariam Taylor of Fort Smith, and Cherri Alexander of Wister; step granddaughter, Caitlyn Ashlyn Coler; his mother, Dena Mae Jackson; seven grandsons; a granddaughter; nine nieces; and seven nephews.