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.