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 - Bill Nettles Dies; Rites Set Friday Countrv...
Bill Nettles Dies; Rites Set Friday Countrv singer and songwriter William F. (Bill) Nettles, 65. died Wednesday morning at his residence. 1003 Thomas St.. Mon- roe Mr. Nettles died of an appar- ent heart attack while in his garden. Fpnm tho tn 1K6 ha! From the late 194f t 1958 he entertained people of this are« in various roles on local radio and television stations^ Si" Jal?0UiSo J11** m* w n i ucJ¡torily Bless My uariim:. He s; where, and Faron Youngs theme song, ‘ Have I Waited Too Long.” Mr. Nettles recently deed a new record called '‘Cryinjj^^® You Out of My Heart-’ will be released some time this month on Nett Records, his own record label A veteran of World War I and a native of Natchitoches, Mr. Nettles came to Monroe in 1946 He worked for various area TV stations and once had his i own religious television show! called “The Nettles Family Hour.” He retired in 1958. Mr Nettles was a member of the Jem pie Baptist Church and the Western Star Masonic Lodge * 0 Funeral services will be beid Friday at 10:30 a m. at Temple Baptist Church. The Rev. Leon Ivey will officiate, and burial will follow in Hasley Cemetery in West Monroe c . . , Survivors are his widow. Mrs. Emma Lou Nettles, Monroe, two som, Ewell T Netties, ^" roe, and BUI Nettles Jr., an. Miss.: two daughter* Mrs j Shirley Lewis, Swartz, and Mrs. Loyce Coounan. Montgomery, La ; three brothers, Norman v-ei*!eS’. a iperson Netties and Lu her Nettles, both of Shreveport; a sister. Mrs. Clemmie Kilpatrica, Arkansas, and 12 grandchildren. Masomc rites will be conduct- ed at graveside

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  1. The Monroe News-Star,
  2. 06 Apr 1967, Thu,
  3. Page 10

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