Ira Doyle Nelson and Myrle Marie Greenhaw

Ira Doyle Nelson and Myrle Marie Greenhaw – parents of Willie Nelson

IRA DOYLE NELSON was born July 09, 1913 in Searcy County, Arkansas, and died September 05, 1978 in Austin, Travis County, TX. He married MYRLE MARIE GREENHAW September 06, 1929. She was born May 03, 1913 in Searcy County, Arkansas, and died December 1983 in Yakima, Washington. He was the son of William Alfred Nelson and Nancy E. Smothers.

Children of IRA DOYLE NELSON and MYRLE MARIE GREENHAW

WILLIE HUGH NELSON b. April 29, 1933, Abbott, Hill County, TX.

Genealogical Sources

Willie Nelson getting ready to perform. Farm A...

Willie Nelson getting ready to perform. Farm Aid 2009. Photo by Larry Philpot, http://www.soundstagephotography.com (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

More about songwriter Willie Nelson:

A musical legend, most people are familiar with some of Willie’s music.  But many would be surprised to know just how many songs they know but were not aware that Willie wrote them.  A true Texas boy, from the hill country.

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One thought on “Ira Doyle Nelson and Myrle Marie Greenhaw

  1. I love being a Smothers. Always proud to say we must be related to Willie and Bobbie and the entire Nelson family. Love you all.

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