Who is Bobbie Nelson? Wiki, Age, Death, Husband, family, and more

Who is Bobbie Nelson? Bobbie Lee Nelson was an American pianist and singer, and well knownas the older sister of Willie Nelson and a member of his band. She was born on January 1, 1931 and died on March 10, 2022.

Bobbie Nelson Early Life

Bobbie Nelson was born on January 1, 1931 in Abbott, Texas. She was born to Ira Doyle Nelson and Myrle Marie. Her mother Myrle Marie moved to Portland, Oregon, soon after her brother Willie was born in 1933. Her father remarried and also moved away, leaving them to be raised by their paternal grandparents. The Nelsons, who taught singing back in Arkansas, started their grandchildren in music.

Her grandmother started instructing her to play piano on a pump organ at the age of five. Her grandfather took her to singing gospel conventions that were held on the courthouse in Hillsboro, Texas. She performed for the first time—in front of about a thousand people in the chruch. Impressed by her potential talent, her grandfather bought her a piano for $35 when she was six.


3 years later, she started playing with Willie and singing with her grandmother around the house. She began playing in functions at Abbott High School and in church with her brother. When she was fourteen, she began traveling with evangelists around Austin and throughout Texas.

Bobbie Nelson Wiki, Age, Death, Husband, family, and more

Real NameBobbie Lee Nelson
Nickname Bobbie Nelson
Profession  Pianist and singer
EthnicityNot Known
Zodiac SignNot Known
Marital StatusMarried
HusbandBud Fletcher
ChildrenNot Known
Physical Status 
Age91 Year (Died)
Death Date10 March 2022
Height5 feet 7 inches
Weight 70 kg
Chest Not Known
Waist Not Known
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBrown
Personal Information
Date of Birth 1 January 1931 
Birth PlaceAbbott, Texas, U.S
School NameNot Known
College NameNot Known
QualificationsNot Known
Family Background
Father NameIra Doyle Nelson
Mother NameMyrle Marie Nelson 
Sibling’s NameWillie Nelson (Brother)
Source Of Income Pianist and singer
Net Worth Not Known
Favorite SportsNot Known
Favorite MovieNot Known
Favorite ColourNot Known
Favorite ActorNot Known
Favorite ActressNot Known
Favorite Food Pizza, Non-Veg Dishes, Snacks, Fast Foods

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Bobbie Nelson Musical Career

Bobbie Nelson’s grandmother taught her to play keyboards at age five with a pump organ, and after successful appearances at gospel conventions held in Hillsboro, Texas, her grandfather bought her a piano.


Bobbie started singing in church and school acts with her brother. At age 16 she married Bud Fletcher, who formed his own band, The Texans. Later she joined on the piano, while her brother joined on vocals and guitar.

The band was disassembled in 1955 after she divorced Fletcher. In 1961, after suffering a breakdown caused by Fletcher’s death and the custody of their children being given to his parents, she moved to Fort Worth, Texas, where she worked for the Hammond Organ Company. After recovering her children, she moved to Austin, Texas.

In 1965 she moved to Nashville, Tennessee, after her third marriage failed. She played in restaurants and different venues until she was called by her brother from New York in 1973 for a session.


She joined Willie Nelson on the piano during his sessions with Atlantic Records, that produced The Troublemaker, Shotgun Willie and Phases and Stages. The same year she joined The Family full-time and began touring with her brother.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who was Bobbie Nelson?

Bobbie Nelson was a Pianist and singer.

Who Is The husband Of Bobbie Nelson?

Bud Fletcher is the husband of Bobbie Nelson.


What Is The Official Account Of Bobbie Nelson Instagram?

The official account link of Bobbie Nelson is not known.

What Is The Networth Income Of Bobbie Nelson Yearly?

The net worth income of Bobbie Nelson is not known.

How old was Bobbie Nelson?

Bobbie Nelson’s was died at the age of 91.


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