Nelle Virginia (Coats) Wessels

1931 – 2014

Wessels, nelleNelle Virginia (Coats) Wessels, 82, of Edmond, OK passed away March 20, 2014 and will be laid to rest on Monday March 24, 2014. She was born to Miles Coats and Annie H. Von Tungeln on August 20, 1931 in Rison, AR. She married Robert Wessels on September 3, 1955 in Pine Bluff, AR. Throughout her life, she worked for several years as a bookkeeper for a credit union and later as a tax consultant for 15 years. Nelle was involved in working with the Cub and Girl Scouts. She also loved to sew, work puzzles and do crafts, as well as being an avid book reader. She is survived by her husband, Robert; son, John Flemmons of McGehee, AR; daughters, Barbara Ann Seeger of Round Rock, TX and Karen Sue Kapka of Warr Acres, OK; sister, Anna Bess Westerfield of Pine Bluff, AR; 6 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Lutheran Women’s Missionary League A formal visitation will be 4pm to 6pm Sunday March 23, 2014 at Matthews Funeral Home. Services will be held 10:00am Monday March 24, 2014 at the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church with interment to follow at Gracelawn Cemetery in Edmond. Services are under the direction of Matthews Funeral Home, Edmond, OK.


  1. Just thinking of the Peace that she has now. What a wonderful gift we have in the hope of Salvation. May the Holy Spirit grant us all the Peace and assurance that we have in Christ as we celebrate her life>


  2. Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss. Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.

    Jefferson County (Arkansas) Master Gardeners

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