SIKESTON -- Lois Lenell Nance, 91, died Oct. 27, 2012, at her home in Sikeston.
Born Dec. 2, 1920, in Hattiesville, Ark., she was the daughter of the late Austin G. and Willie Lee Stell Johnson.
On Oct. 14, 1946, in New Madrid, she married James Dossy Nance, who preceded her in death in 1984.
She was also preceded in death by three sons, Mike Nance, Jim Russell and Bob Russell; two grandchildren, Billy Nance and Bobby Nance; one great-grandchild, Haley Bryant; and three sisters and four brothers.
Survivors include: three sons and two daughters-in-law, Dossy and Rebecca Nance, Donnie and Rita Nance and Bill Nance, all of Sikeston; one daughter and son-in-law, Virginia and Steve Reynolds of Oran; two brothers, Ervin Johnson of Blytheville, Ark. and Burl Johnson of Kewanee; and 19 grandchildren, 42 great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation is from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at Richards Funeral Home in New Madrid, where services will begin at 2 p.m. Wednesday with the Rev. Kelley Grubbs officiating.
Burial will follow in the Evergreen Cemetery at New Madrid.