LUBBOCK — Mrs. Nelda Jo Fuller, age 86, of Lubbock and formerly of Colorado City died Thursday afternoon, March 14, 2013, in a Lubbock care facility. Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday, March 18, 2013, in the Kiker-Seale Chapel with Royce Clay officiating. Burial will follow in the Colorado City Cemetery under the care and direction of Kiker-Seale Funeral Home.
Mrs. Fuller was born Jan. 30, 1927, in Knott, Texas, to Claude and Luan Malone Harland. She married L.G. Fuller Aug. 21, 1946, in Big Spring. He preceded her in death Dec. 6, 1995. She graduated from Garner High School in Knott, Texas, in 1944 and attended Howard County Junior College, Abilene Christian College and graduated from West Texas State College in 1950. She was a teacher for more than 30 years, with several years at Wilson ISD, but the majority of her teaching career was with Lubbock ISD as an elementary teacher.
After retirement, she moved to Lake Colorado City, where she enjoyed fishing, socializing, reading and attending church at Plainview Church of Christ.
She is survived by a son, Jimmy and wife Lori Fuller of Hamlin; grandsons, Shane and wife Amber, and Rhyne and wife Casey Fuller; and great-grandchildren, Hunter, Tucker, Baxter, Ellie and Nolan.
She is also preceded in death by her parents and her nine siblings.
The family would like to thank the staff of Carillon House for the tender loving care she received in her last few years.
The family will receive friends from 3-5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be sent to Alzheimer Association at P.O. Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090-6011.