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Nellie K. Nez

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Nellie K. Nez, 92, born November 28, 1925 in Birdsprings, AZ; entered into rest on January 18, 2018 in Winslow, AZ.

Nellie had a strong Christian Belief, she enjoyed ranching, cattle, traveling, rodeo’s, and loved working with kids.

She is survived by her sons, Gary Nez, Felix Nez, Jr.; daughters Jackie Wade, Bernadine Nez, Laverne Nez; sisters, Susan Yazzie, Mary Ann Begay; 17 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.

Preceded in death by her husband Felix Nez, Sr., daughter Josephine Nez, sons, Ronald Nez, Zane Nez; father Dziłłibai Bitsoi and mother Nanabaa Totsohnii

Services were held Monday, Jan. 22, 2018 at Maranatha Assembly of God with burial in Desert View Cemetery, Winslow, AZ.

In her honor donations can be made to local veterans associations and/or wounded warriors project.

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