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Obituary for Nelda Jane Zwahr (Boyd)

Nelda Jane Zwahr went to be with the Lord January 20, 2020 at the age of 84. She was born March 26, 1935 in Port Lavaca, Texas to the late John E. and Irmel Boyd.

Visitation will be held Friday, January 24, 2020 from 9:00 - 10:00 am with funeral service at 10:00 am at Bayside Community Church, Olivia. Interment to follow at Olivia Cemetery.

Honoring her as pallbearers will be Aaron Zwahr, Cody Marek, Randy Boyd, Steven Boyd, Kent Boyd, Clark Boyd, Avery Barnes and Stevie Zwahr.

She is survived by her daughter, Darla Marek; son, Philip (Alemla) Zwahr; sister Norma Jean Barnes; grandchildren, Aaron (Erika) Zwahr, Cody Marek and Verranda Arellano; great grandsons Elijah Zwahr and Kaiden Marek; step great granddaughter Jaidin Arellano and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Chester Leon Zwahr and brothers Marvin, Leland and Carroll Boyd.

Nelda was a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She devoted her life to raising her children in a Godly way and committed her life to serving her husband as a caregiver for 40+ years. She was a longtime active member of Bayside Community Church where she enjoyed working with children and clowning with VBS and volunteered in various areas of the church.

She was a gifted pianist, loved to knit and crochet and had won several blue ribbons at the county fairs. She also loved fishing and cooking.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in her honor to Bayside Community Church, 25080 State Highway 172, Port Lavaca, TX 77979.

Thoughts and memories can be shared online to Arrangements are under the direction and personal care of Grace Funeral Chapel.