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Nancy Catherine (Edwards) Wilhite

September 29, 1935 ~ June 22, 2020 (age 84)


Nancy Catherine (Edwards) Wilhite of Stilwell formally of Joplin, Missouri passed away on June 22, 2020, at Stilwell Memorial Hospital at the age of 84. Nancy was born on September 29, 1935, the daughter of Earl Edwards and Pauline Edwards-Young (Anagnostakios) in New York, New York. While working, she worked in Pre-Operative Registration at Freeman Hospital in Joplin. In her spare time she enjoyed crocheting and being outdoors working in her flowers. She loved being around her family and adored her dogs.

She is survived by her sisters; Olga Wilhite of Stilwell, OK, Mary Young of Staten Island, NY, Ellen Young-Reale and husband Vincent of Staten Island, NY, Nieces and Nephews; Roxanne Cox and husband Ronnie of LaPorte, TX, Rex Wilhite and wife Debbie of Mountain Home, AR, Rhonda Roberts and husband Tom of Alma, AR, Roslyn Spoon and husband Tim of Ozark, AR, Robert Wilhite of Stilwell, and numerous great nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband; Bill of Joplin, MO, her parents; Pauline and William Young of Staten Island, NY, two brothers; Kenneth of Staten Island, NY and Peter of San Francisco, CA.

A memorial service will be held at a later date. Interment will be at the National Cemetery in Fort Smith, Arkansas.

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