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Betty Ruth (Murphy) Nash

May 18, 1944 ~ October 2, 2023 (age 79) 79 Years Old

Betty Nash Obituary

Mrs. Betty Ruth Nash, age 79, of San Augustine County passed away Monday, October 2, 2023, at her residence.

Mrs. Nash was born May 18, 1944, in Leggett, Texas, to parents Nellie Eliza and Early Bergman Murphy and had lived in the San Augustine area for over 30 years. She was married Jan. 10, 1959, to James Coy Nash in Diboll and he preceded her in death in 1999.

She accepted Christ as her Saviour and was baptized at Neuville Baptist Church and was a faithful servant to her Lord. Betty was most recently a member of White Rock Baptist Church.   She retired from Green House of Care after several years of service and had also previously worked at Center ISD.

Her survivors include her daughters, Vicky Waller and husband Billy of San Augustine and Rhonda Garrett and husband Daron of Shelbyville; sisters, Lou Kennemer of San Augustine and Joyce Taylor of Center; a sister-in-law, Audrey Parrish of Bronson; grandchildren, Kevin Waller (Joniee) of College Station, Anna Williams (Jordan) of Shelbyville, Scott Nash (Amanda) of Jefferson, Austin Phillips of Warren, Harlee James (Chase) of Chireno, Kaleb Shird of Woodville, Sarah Shird of San Augustine, Joshua Shird of Colmesneil, and Logan Brantley of Shelbyville; and great-grandchildren, Noah Shird, Journee Shird, Nathan Waller, Macie Phillips, Isaac Shird, Anastasia Rae Christy, Tait, Sophia, Silas, Harlan, and Emily.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James Coy Nash; son, Scotty Wayne Nash; parents, Early Bergman and Nellie Eliza Murphy; and her sister, Tiny Ann Carver.

Pallbearers: B.L. Carver Jr., Fisher Hardy, Larry Parrish, Harold Cherry, Greg Kennemer, Jay Frels, Logan Bentley, Timber Hardy. Honorary pallbearers: Scott Nash, Ricky Beene, Eric Kennemer, Kaleb Shird, Kevin Waller, Joshua Shird, Noah Shird, Logan Brantley, and Nathan Waller.

Visitation will be held 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Friday, October 6, 2023, at Wyman Roberts Funeral Home, located at 316 W. Columbia Street in San Augustine.

Funeral services are set for 1:00 p.m. Saturday, October 7, 2023, at Wyman Roberts Memorial Chapel with Robyn Hardy officiating. Committal service and interment will follow at Jones Prairie Cemetery, located at 1117 FM 942 East in Leggett. 

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October 6, 2023

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Wyman Roberts Funeral Home
316 West Columbia
San Augustine, TX 75972

Funeral Service
October 7, 2023

1:00 PM
Wyman Roberts Funeral Home
316 West Columbia
San Augustine, TX 75972

Committal Service & Interment
October 7, 2023

Jones Prairie Cemetery
1117 FM 942 East
Leggett, TX 77351


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