Nancy L. Koons

Nancy L. Koons, 94, of Fremont, died Friday, May 16, 2014, at Valley View Nursing Home, Fremont.

Mrs. Koons was born in Walthall County, Mississippi, July 24, 1919, to the now-deceased John and Myrtis (Ellzey) Barnes.

She married Dale C. Koons in Jacksonville, Florida, Jan. 31, 1944, and he died Oct. 15, 2010.

She was a first lieutenant in the Army Nurse Corps during World War II.

Survivors include two daughters, Patricia Mace of Cincinnati and Cynthia (James) Scranton of Fremont; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; one sister, Vernell Vaccarella of McComb, Mississippi; and one sister-in-law, Neil Barnes of Madison, Mississippi.

Nancy was preceded in death by two brothers, Willard and Charles Barnes; and three sisters, Madge Barnes, Natha Lee Strickland and Cleotha Sarah Hoatland.

Visitation will be 2-4 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. Tuesday, May 20, at Mitchell-Auxter Funeral Home, 218 S. Main St., Clyde.

The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Green Springs Cemetery, with military rites provided by the VFW and American Legion.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.