LIBERAL –LaWilda Geraldine (Neese) Nash, 82, died Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at her residence in Liberal.
She was born June 7, 1931 to Melvin C. and Helen (Hart) Neese in Alva, Okla.
On Oct. 25, 1947 she married Marion Elston “M.E., Jake” Jacobs in Perryton, Texas. He preceded her in death Aug. 10, 1998.
On January 2, 1998 she married Donald Virgil Nash in Liberal. He survives.
She worked for C.R. Anthony & Company working in the dress department with her mother for many years.
She owned and operated the Mode-O-Day Women’s Dress store for ten years. Later she worked for Long’s Clothing store in downtown Liberal and at the Gift Shop in Southgate Mall for many years before her retirement.
She was a member of the First Baptist Church.
Survivors include sons: Stanley Elston Jacobs, Liberal and Melvin Douglas Jacobs and wife Paula, Topeka; stepsons: Craig Nash and wife Barbie, Plains, Gregg Nash, New Waverly, Texas and Preston Nash and wife Lisa, Scottsdale, Ariz.; brother, Earl Norman Neese Oklahoma City; grandchildren, Shane (Jacobs) Etter and Wendy Lyn (Jacobs) Cole; step-grandchildren: Lyndon Nash, Austin Nash and wife Sandra, Jordan Nash, Alan Nash, Ryan Nash and wife Stephanie, Andrea Nash, Audrey Nash and Amelia Nash; great-grandsons, Owen Etter and Douglas Scott Zilch; step great-grandchildren: Brendon Nash, Jackson Nash, Landon Nash, and Kayla Nash; sisters-in-law, Terry Neese, Oklahoma City and Loretta Agee and husband Wessy, Rockport, Texas; niece, Kim Neese and husband Buddy Brown; great-nieces, Emily and Erin Brown, Oklahoma City; and many other nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by parents; son, Rodney; brother Earl; mother-in-law, Vergie Nash; and daughter-in-law, Pam.
• Memorial services will be at 5 p.m. Saturday, April 19, 2014 at First Baptist Church with Pastor Loren Robinson presiding.
Graveside service will be at 4 p.m. Saturday, April 19, 2014 the Liberal Cemetery.
Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday with the family present to greet friends from 6 to 8 pm Friday at Brenneman Funeral Home.
Memorials are suggested to Liberal Home Health and Hospice in care of Brenneman Funeral Home 1212 W. 2nd Liberal, KS 67901.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.brennemanfuneralhome.com