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Nancy Lea McCroskey

11/06/1953 - 10/11/2021


Obituary For Nancy Lea McCroskey

Nancy Lea McCroskey, 67, of Sedalia, MO passed away Monday, October 11, 2021, at her home. She was born on November 6, 1953 in Sedalia, the daughter of Charles W. and Esther Oneita Pearl (Mitchell) Smethers, who preceded her in death.

Nancy was a member of First Baptist Church, Sedalia. She worked at Waterloo Industries and Dickie-Doo-BBQ in Sedalia. Nancy enjoyed playing softball and loved watching the Kansas City Chiefs and Royals. She especially loved her family, being a grandma, and was known as "Mom" by all of her childrens friends.

Survivors include two sons, Curtis Edwards (Kim) and Wade McCroskey both of Sedalia; three grandchildren, Rian (Bryan), Treigh, and Kaylea; five great grandchildren, Ty, Haven, Sophia, Harlee, and Trace; four siblings, Andra Coulson (Larry) of Lee's Summit, MO, Lynda Alcorn (Clayton) of Sedalia, Mike Smethers (Sherry) of Sedalia, and Marilyn Rimmer (Dave) of Marshall, MO.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a daughter, Casi Edwards.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, October 16, 2021 at First Baptist Church, Sedalia, with Pastor Jason McCray, officiating.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.

Arrangements are under the direction of Rea Funeral Chapel.


16 Oct


09:00 AM - 10:00 AM

First Baptist Church 200 East 6th Street Sedalia, MO 65301 Get Directions »
16 Oct

Celebration of Life

10:00 AM

First Baptist Church 200 East 6th Street Sedalia, MO 65301 Get Directions »
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  • 10/15/2021

    Sorry for your loss. Rip to a life long friend. Prayers for the family. You will be missed.

  • 10/14/2021

    I went to grade school with Nancy. RIP old friend and fly high. See you on the other side.

  • 10/13/2021

    Dear Curtis, Lynda, Mike and Family, Please accept my sincerest sympathy and prayers. Nancy and Casi are reunited and skipping the light in heaven. Rest In Peace until we meet again, may the Lord hold her in the palm of His hand. Pam McGrath

  • 10/12/2021

    So sorry to hear this. Our deepest sympathy and prayers for her family.

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