Nancy Earlene Walker, 61, Richards, MO passed away on Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at Mercy Hospital in Joplin following a brief illness. Nancy was born October 13, 1957 in Jacksonville, FL to Floyd and Beverly (Pettibon) Davis. In 1986 she met John Walker and they were united in marriage on August 19, 1995.
Nancy grew up in the Vernon County area and graduated from Nevada High School in 1975. Following high school, she worked in the kitchen at the State Hospital in Nevada for a time. Nancy spent many years as a homemaker and enjoyed traveling with John for a period of time doing over the road truck driving. She later became a bus driver for the Nevada R-5 School District during the early to middle 1990’s. Nancy’s also enjoyed going to the casino, playing cards, and loved being with her family, especially her children and grandchildren.
Survivors include her husband John of the home; one son, Corey Otter and his wife, Stephanie, Richards; four grandchildren, Haley (Otter) Panczyszyn and her husband Cody, Nevada, C.J. Otter, Nevada, Braxton Otter, Richards, Brady Otter, Richards; two great-grandchildren; one sister, Connie Liles and her husband Kenneth, Richards, MO; numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, and one son, Christopher Earl Otter, Sr.
Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, October 7, 2019 at Deerfield Cemetery in Deerfield, MO with Rev. Bryan Keith officiating. Friends may call now and until the hour of service at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Deerfield Baptist Church c/o Ferry Funeral Home.
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