Nelda Louise McKenzie

Nelda Louise McKenzie
Nelda Louise McKenzie

Nelda Louise McKenzie, 75, of Clarendon, TX, died December 10, 2020.

Memorial services will be at a later date.  Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

Nelda was born in Dimmitt, Texas, on March 5, 1945, to Edward and Rosa Dalton.

Nelda was raised on a farm outside of Amarillo, TX.  She attended St. Francis Catholic Church.   She was the first woman in the Navy Reserve from Amarillo.   She retired from Pantex.  She worked in home health and loved to sew and iron.

She was a devout catholic. Nelda was a dedicated and supportive grandmother to 3 grandsons.  She was the hardest working woman that her children and grandchildren had ever known.

She was preceded in death by parents, Edward Dalton and Rosa Dalton; sisters, Rita McKenzie and Mary Rose Edgar; and a brother, Donald Dalton.

Survivors include daughters, Loretta McKenzie of Batson, TX, and Amanda McKenzie of Clarendon, TX; a brother, Father John Dalton of Amarillo, TX; a sister, Eileen Miskimen of Amarillo, TX; and grandsons, Zachary Anglin, Jacob Anglin, and Michael Keith.

7 Replies to “Nelda Louise McKenzie”

  1. Dear Nelda,
    My friend of 68 years I will miss you more than anybody will ever know. When I would see your name on the caller ID I would think that we could have a long visit. The virus just upset everything.
    I wanted to come see you,but just didn’t thing was wise to do.
    I know you are in better place and you don’t have any worries any more. When you see Jake tell send him my love.

  2. Prayers and condolences for all family members through this time. Nelda was a wonderful neighbor and she will be greatly missed.

  3. Nelda was such a sweet, caring and strong women.it was such a privilege to have know her. May God bring comfort to her family and friends.

  4. I am so sorry for your loss. I was honored to call Nelda my friend. My prayers are with all of you. Hugs to all. Love Evelyn Knighton

  5. Dear Aunt Nelda: My heart hurts at your passing, but we know you are in a beautiful place now. I will miss talking and laughing with you. Just know how much you were loved and will be missed.

    Love always from your niece,
    Rhonda

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