Date of BirthNovember 09, 1922

Nelle Winkler Pope Obituary

Date of BirthNovember 09, 1922

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Date of DeathSeptember 07, 2017

Nelle Winkler Pope Obituary

from Fort Worth, Texas, United States

Nelle Winkler Tucker Pope, age 94, passed away September 7, 2017. Nelle was born November 9, 1922 in Fort Worth, TX to O.R. & Elma Damron Winkler. She was a homemaker & later employed at Laurel Land Funeral Home.

 
Nelle married W.H. Tucker on 08/31/1939, after his passing married Phil Pope on 06/14/1986. They enjoyed square dancing, dominoes, church activities, socializing with friends and family. Nelle was a lifelong resident of Tarrant County, TX and longtime member of Southcliff Baptist Church in in Fort Worth, TX. Nelle never met a stranger and had an awesome sense of humor.
 
Mammy was survived by her sisters, Dorothy (Dot) French & Lorraine (Jackie) Collins.  Grandchildren, Tammy & Tod Williams of Keller and Michael & Kris Zumwalt of Fort Worth. Great-grandchildren, Lauren & Max Whitemyer of Prosper, TX, Heather & Matthew Boyd of Norfolk, VA, Caitlin & Blake Ricci of Austin, TX, Jordan Zumwalt of Abilene, TX, Kelsey & Nash Trujillo of Bedford, TX. Great-great-grandchildren: Judah Whitemyer & arriving soon baby Ricci. 
 
Nelle was preceded in death by husband W.H. Tucker in 1980, Phillip Pope in 2009 and beloved daughter Billye Nelle Tucker Zumwalt Smith in 2006.
 
Services will be held Wednesday, September 13th at 11:30 am with interment following at Greenwood Funeral Home, 3100 White Settlement Rd, Ft Worth, TX 76107. Viewing will be available Tuesday the 12th after 2:00pm.