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Nancy Pelton

Obituary for Nancy Pelton

September 12, 1938 - November 23, 2018
Austin, Texas | Age 80


Nancy Lee Brown Pelton passed away surrounded by family on Friday, November 23, 2018 in Austin, Texas. She was born September 12, 1938 in Corpus Christi and married Wade Allen Pelton in 1958, traveling the country for many years while her husband served as a pilot in the U.S. Navy. She graduated from Texas A & I in Kingsville, and enjoyed a career as a children's librarian, spreading her love of reading. She shared her many talents volunteering in schools and libraries, crafting, and making quilts for her grandchildren and other members of her family. She supported her husband enthusiastically in raising and training bearded collies and their latest love, a rescue maltese named Maggie Mae.

She is survived by her beloved husband of 60 years, Wade, her sister Joyce Stewart (Gus, deceased), daughters Jennifer (Scott) Thumma, Joyce (Mark) Magee and Joan (Kevin) Middleton, grandchildren Christopher, Max (Kitrina), Michael, Katherine, Benjamin, Madeline, and great-grandson Connor, as well as numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents, Verna (Ross) and Lee Brown, Jr., and her brother, William Lee "Bill" (Janet) Brown.

Graveside services will be on Tuesday November 27, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at Austin Memorial Park Cemetery, 2800 Hancock Drive, Austin, Texas. Reception to follow at Westminster Senior Living, 4100 Jackson Ave, Austin, Texas

In lieu of flowers, please donate to Bearded Collie Club of America Beardie Rescue.

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  • In lieu of flowers, please donate to Bearded Collie Club of America Beardie Rescue.

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Weed-Corley-Fish Funeral Home North

3125 N Lamar Blvd.
Austin, TX 78705
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