Nelda Jean Loper, age 79, of Athens, passed away on November 29, 2017. She was born on June 2, 1938 to Jess Hayden Ramsey and Emma Larue Middlebrook Ramsey.
She is preceded in death by: her parents, one son, Tony Loper; brothers, Bobby Joe Ramsey, Norman Earl Ramsey; one sister, Linda Sue Ramsey.
Nelda was a very loving and dedicated person to her family and friends. She had a very loving and loyal relationship with her mother-in-law. Nelda was a member of Bethel Christian Church for many years of which she loved dearly. She enjoyed cooking, shopping, decorating and camping.
Survivors include: her loving husband of 60 years, Carl Loper; one son, Ronnie Loper and wife Angela; her sister, Jessie Nell Dixon; her grandchildren, Bryan Loper and wife Katherine and Jessica Loper; her great-grandchildren, Khloie Loper and Blaize Loper; niece, Tammy Womble; nephew, Michael Rula.
The family would like to invite you to a visitation at Bethel Christian Church on Monday, December 4, 2017 at 1 PM, followed by the funeral service at 2 PM with Rev. Mike Baldwin officiating. Burial to follow at Shelby Chapel Cemetery in Athens. Autry's Carroll-Lehr is in charge of arrangements.
Published on December 1, 2017