Nellie Ruth Houpy December 26, 1934 ~ August 1, 2013

Nellie Ruth Houpy 78, of Fayetteville passed away Thursday, August 1, 2013 in Fayetteville.  She was born December 26, 1934 in Longview, Texas the daughter of Harvey Ervin and Hazel Hayse Vanderslice.

Preceded in death by her husband, Herman Thomas Houpy, step-daughter, Sharon Niles and brothers, Erven Vanderslice and Rynard Vanderslice.

She is survived by three daughters, Nellwynn Huffman and husband, Shaun of West Fork, Janet Sapia and husband, Curtis of Lockport, LA and Shirley Russo and husband, Robert of New Orleans, LA; 3~step-sons, David Houpy and wife, Patricia of Venice, LA, Charles Houpy and wife, Debbie of Belle Chasse, LA and Tommy Houpy and wife, Meagan of Hot Springs, AR; 1~step-daughter, Christine Weggmann and husband, Robbie of Slidell, LA; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

A memorial gathering of family and friends will be from 12:00 Noon until 3:00 PM Monday, August 5, 2013 at Guest House International Hotel (formerly Clarion Inn) in Fayetteville.

Cremation arrangements were by Beard’s Funeral Chapel in Fayetteville.


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    Amber Jackson » 07. Aug, 2013

    It was a pleasure taking care of Ms Houpy in the short period of time she was with us. My sincere condolences to the family and her sweet daughter, Nellwyn.
    Amber – Katherine’s Place