Nettie Lavern Lax was born December 15, 1930, in Clarendon, Texas to Johnny and Lorraine Brown. She was raised by her Grandmother; Henretta King. Nettie attended school in Clarendon, Texas. She also taught Sunday School at an early age.
Nettie moved to Amarillo with her grandmother where she met and married her late husband; Ervin Lax. She was housewife and mother to her seven children.
Nettie is survived by her six children; Nathaniel (Shelia), Charles (Carol), Quincy (Charles), Brenda, Donna and Terry, three brothers; Earnest Brown of Tuila, Texas, Lester Buntin aka(LD) of Pasadena, Texas, Donald Ray Brown of Clarendon, Texas, and one sister; Dena May Brown of Clarendon, Texas, fourteen grandchildren, thirty-four great grandchildren, four sister-in-laws; Cecil Lax of Kansas City, Missouri, Bernice Woods, Amarillo, Texas, Lillie Bell Wilborn of Fredrick, Oklahoma, and Dorothy Smith of Denver, Colorado, and a host of other relatives and friends.
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