Nancy D. Coffey

Saturday, August 20, 2016

Nancy D. Coffey, 81, Nevada, passed from this life on Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016, at her home in Nevada. Nancy was born April 1, 1935, to Elwood J. and Jennie (Wiles) Thorpe, in Kansas City, Mo. She was united in marriage to Leonard J. Coffey on March 18, 1959, in Miami, Okla., and he preceded her in death on Nov. 27, 2005.

Nancy moved to Vernon County at a young age. She attended school in Metz and graduated with the Class of 1953. Nancy was employed by Spencer and Hatch in Nevada for 24 years, until her retirement in 1994. In 1986, she moved to the Nevada area where she has continued to reside. Nancy was a longtime member of Rinehart Christian Church. She was an avid reader, enjoyed crossword puzzles, dining out, and spending time with her family.

Survivors include two sons, William D. Jacks Jr. (Barbara), Nevada, and Michael James Coffey (Dana), Inola, Okla.; one daughter, Lynette R. Felber, Overland Park, Kan.; 10 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; one sister, Norma Pointer, Kansas City, Mo.; and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband, Leonard, she was preceded in death by her parents, one son, Daniel Allen Jacks; one grandson, Lindsey Cunningham; siblings, Jack Thorpe, Joanne Mehrhoff, Myra Booras, Tom Thorpe, John Thorpe, and Jimmy Thorpe.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, Aug. 22, at Ferry Funeral Home, in Nevada, with Pastor Ricky Walles officiating. Interment will follow in Greenlawn Cemetery, Rich Hill. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m., Sunday, at the funeral home.

Memorials are suggested to Rinehart Christian Church in care of Ferry Funeral Home.

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