Alta L. (Nelson) Holdaway 86 of Spencer passed away on Sunday June 9, 2019 at Aperion Care in Spencer. Born May 9, 1933 in Prospect, Indiana, She was the daughter of Harry C. Nelson Sr. and Dollie E. (Wininger) Allen
Alta had worked at Kimble Piano Factory, RCA and Cook Inc. She was of the Pentecostal Faith and had attended Old Dutch Community Church. Alta was the queen of yard sales and loved watching old westerns on TV.
Alta was preceded in death by her parents; son, Gary Morgan; brothers, Melvin, Harry Jr, Elvis and Clifford and sisters, Githa Beatty and Ruby Nelson.
Alta is survived by her children, Bruce Morgan (Anita), Mark Morgan (LoAnn), Teri Morgan, Debra Hubbard, Faith Liles and Michael Kent; brothers and sisters, James Nelson, Connie McBride (Roy), Joyce Wilson, Geraldine Nelson and Larry Nelson (Sharon), 15 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services for Alta are on Thursday, June 13, 2019 at Noon at Chandler Funeral Home in Ellettsville. Burial will be at Ames Chapel Cemetery at 3:00 pm in French Lick, IN. Calling for Alta is 10:00 am to time of services on Thursday at the funeral home.