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Nancy Ann Sperry Haguewood
Nancy Ann Sperry Haguewood received God’s greatest gift of eternal life on December 25, 2015. She was born in Springfield on January 21, 1932, the second child of Louise Patterson Sperry & Elton Greenfield Sperry.
Nancy was a 1949 graduate of Springfield High School where she was a proud member of the Kilties Drum & Bugle Corps. She also sang in the Junior-Senior Choir both years. After graduation, Nancy attended Drury College where she was a member of Kappa Delta sorority, French Club & yearbook staff.
In 1952 Nancy married John Dale Haguewood of Ozark. They owned and operated Hixson Drug Store along with Flo and Ford Haguewood, John’s parents. They were the parents of two sons, Mark and Steven.
Nancy was an active member of Kings Way United Methodist Church where she taught Sunday School. While living in Ozark, she taught Sunday School at First Baptist Church and later played the organ at First Methodist Church.
Survivors are her two sons, Mark and wife Martha of Fayetteville, AR, and Steven and wife Cathy of Tulsa, OK. Four grandchildren, Jonathan and wife Lacy Haguewood, Kingwood, TX, Amanda Haguewood Padgett and husband Mitch Padgett, Rogers, AR, Lindsey Haguewood and Lauren Haguewood, Tulsa, OK and one great granddaughter, Remy Haguewood, Kingwood, TX. She is also survived by life-long friend, Barbara Jones, sister-in-law Virginia Sperry, extended family, Sunday School class, amazing friends and neighbors. She was preceded in death by her parents, brother, Robert Sperry, and husband, John.
Celebration of Nancy’s life will be held at King’s Way United Methodist church on Saturday, January 9, 2016 at 11:00. In lieu of flowers Nancy requested memorials be made to King’s Way UMC (designated for either Crosslines Food Pantry or Labryinth Fund), 2401 S. Lone Pine Avenue, Springfield, MO 65804; Susan G. Komen Missouri, PO Box 790129, Dept SK, St. Louis, MO 63179-0129, or Humane Society of Southwest MO, 3161 W. Norton Road, Springfield, MO 65803. Private interment will be held prior to the memorial service.
Arrangements are under the care of Adams Funeral Home, Ozark.