Nancy L. Smith, 65, Iola, died at her home on Sunday, March 11, 2012, after a two-year battle with cancer.
Nancy was born Jan. 25, 1947, at Chanute, the daughter of Leonard W. and Ella Mae Marsh Colvin. She grew up in Chanute and graduated from Chanute High School in 1965.
On April 16, 1966, Nancy married Galen L. Smith in Chanute. They made their home at rural Moran and later divorced. She moved to Iola five years ago.
She most recently worked as a secretary for Paul Porter in Iola until she retired due to health reasons in 2010.
Survivors include three daughters, Angela G. Willis husband, Dan, rural Iola, Amy S. Wilson and husband, Chuck, rural Kincaid, and Amanda L. Baker and husband, Jason, Towanda; a sister, Judy Garver and husband, Elvert “Al,” Monett, Mo.; nine grandchildren, Kristin and Tyler Fehr, Brett Willis, Payton and Trevor Wilson, Abby, Aidan, Ryleigh and Madalynn Baker; two great-grandchildren, Emalee and Colton Thompson; a number of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends
Visitation is 6 to 8 this evening at the Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Chapel in Iola.
Funeral will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 14 at Wesley United Methodist Church in Iola.
Burial wil be in Highland Cemetery, Iola.
Memorials are suggested to Allen County Hospice and may be left with the funeral home. Online condolences for the family may be left on this website, www.iolafuneral.com