Nancy was born Feb. 11, 1941 in Chanute to Ralph and Ethel Snyder Willcott. She was preceded in death by her parents.
She is survived by her husband, Gordon, and their three daughters, Mandy (Tony) LaRocca, Chanute, Cristin Carballo, McKinney, Texas, and Sunni Baker, Richardson, Texas; grandchildren Taylor Phelan, Sydney and Brooke Carballo, Austin and Camryn LaRocca, Brady and Lowery Baker; her brother, John (Joan) Willcott, Sunrise Beach, Mo.; and sister Beverly (Dave) Martin, St. Peters, Mo.
Nancy graduated from Chanute High School in 1959, and attended the University of Kansas, where she was a a member of Alpha Chi Omega Sorority. She was then a flight attendant for Braniff Airways for several years.
Nancy and Gordon lived in Albuquerque, N.M., El Paso, Texas, Oklahoma City, Okla., Fort Worth, Texas before moving to Sachse.
While living in El Paso, Nancy worked in the hotel sales business, and was very active on committees for the El Paso Sun Bowl and the Amigo Air Show.
She loved her husband of 36 years, her children and grandchildren, and her beloved dogs Bear and Jack.
She was known for her sense of humor and sense of style, her creative work with fabrics and home decoration. She will be missed by all.
Memorials may be sent to S.T.A.F.F — the Society for Treatment of Abandoned and Fractured Friends, an animal rescue facility at P.O. Box 1324, Laurie, MO, 65038.
A celebration of her life was held at her home in Sachse on Wednesday, Sept. 15.