Anna Mae Tough

Sunday, April 30, 2006
Anna Mae Tough

Anna Mae Tough, 90, Nevada, Mo., died Friday, April 21, 2006, at Moore-Few Care Center, Nevada. She was born March 9, 1916 in Nevada, to John "Taylor" Thomas and Anna Harpold Thomas. She married Derwood A. Tough on July 11, 1937 in Nevada. He preceded her in death on March 18, 2005.

Anna Mae was a 1933 graduate of Nevada High School. She was a longtime member of the First Baptist Church, a homemaker and enjoyed her family.

Survivors include two daughters, Jane Ann Tew and her husband Clyde, San Antonio, Texas, Judy Scherrer and her husband Matthew, Richmond, Va.; three grandchildren, Sarah Jane Noblin and her husband Dave, Houston, Texas, AnnaMarie Weise and her husband Dave, New York, N.Y., and Bryan A. Tew, Curacao, NA; also one sister, Betty Jones and her husband Bob, Nevada. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one sister, Bertie Fowler; and two brothers, John and Grant Thomas.

A celebration of life service will be held at 11 a.m., on Monday, May 8, at Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada, with William Cox officiating. A private committal will follow in Newton Burial Park, Nevada. Friends may call now and until the hour of service and the family receives friends 10-11 a.m., prior to the service on Monday, May 8.

Those who wish may contribute to the St. Jude's Children's Hospital in care of Ferry Funeral Home.

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