Gearlene O. "Geri" Nance
Gearlene O. "Geri" Nance, 82, of Mt. Vernon died 2 p.m. Nov. 6, 2005,
at her daughter's residence in Mt. Vernon. She was a waitress at the
Mrs. Nance was born April 23, 1923, in Missouri to Grover Cleveland and
Aline (McGehee) Kisner. She first married Lloyd Matthews in 1941 in St.
Louis, Mo.; he preceded her in death in 1972. She then married Bill Nance
in 1973 in Jefferson County; he preceded her in death March 15, 2003.
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday at Hughey Funeral Home in
Mt. Vernon. The Rev. Ron Reynolds will officiate. Burial will follow at
Mt. Vernon Memorial Gardens in Woodlawn. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m.
Tuesday at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon.
Mrs. Nance is survived by a son, Donald Matthews and wife Forestine of Mt.
Vernon; a daughter, Wilma A. Anderson and husband Jim of Mt. Vernon; 10
grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Wilma Sinks of New
Lenox and Cleta Puckett and husband Arthur of Mt. Vernon; and several
nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husbands; a daughter, Sharon
Hayes; and a brother, Marvin Kisner. Mrs. Nance was a member of Mt. Vernon
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home, where
you may call 242-3348 for further information.
Date: 8 Nov 2005
Submitted by: Robert W. Loman