~ IN MEMORY ~
Mary Jo Nelson, wife of retired DFW DL Capt. Harry Nelson
August 12, 1939 - August 3, 2013
Mary Jo Nelson, age 73, of Argyle, passed away suddenly Saturday, August 3, 2013, in Flower Mound. She was born August 12, 1939 in Berkeley Springs, West Virginia to Winton Lafayette Dawson and Lola Mae Phillips Dawson. Mary Jo married Harry A. Nelson on December 23, 1961 in Berkeley Springs. She was a member of Argyle United Methodist Church. Mary Jo is survived by her husband, Harry; children, JoAlain Farley and husband, Ty, Krista Nelson and Todd A. Nelson and wife, Nancy; grandchildren, Taylor, Jordan, Connor, Kennady, Landry, Karys, T.J. and Max and brothers, Phillip Dawson and John R. Dawson.
A service to celebrate Mary Jo's life will be held 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 7, 2013, at Argyle United Methodist Church.
The family requests memorial contributions to be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation or the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. For online condolences, to sign the guest Book, or to send Flowers please visit
Survived by her husband Captain Nelson, personal condolences may be sent to the family at 387 Porter Road, Argyle TX 76226-8224
Captain Nelson can also be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org