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Nancy Lou Cornelison, 77, of Marshfield, died Thursday, Feb. 24, 2022, in Mercy Hospital Springfield.

She was born Jan. 18, 1945, in Marshfield, Mo. to Doc and Ellen (Dill) Ortner.

Nancy was a homemaker and worked many years at Zenith Television in Springfield. She  was united in marriage to Joe Cornelison on Aug. 31, 1963.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her  husband Joe in 2012; one daughter, Becky Jo Cornelison; one brother ; and many sisters.

Survivors include one son and his wife, J.D. and Alesia Cornelison of Marshfield; one daughter and her husband, Tina and Scott Kays, of Seymour; four grandchildren, Kyle Kays, Marshfield, Dakota Lynch and her husband Justin, Republic, Joe Don Cornelison of Marshfield and Jenna Kays, of Seymour; five great-grandchildren, Emily Eoff, Denver Kays, Jaxten Cornelison, Greyson Lynch and Jayden Lynch; two sisters, Carol and Jim Roffers, Niangua and Bonnie  Applegate, of Oklahoma; one brother, Mac and Melvina Ortner of Ozark; one sister-in-law, Sue Duvall of Springfield; one brother-in-law, Bob Cornelison of Springfield; a special niece, Jill Kimball of Seymour; and many other relatives and friends.

Funeral services for Nancy Lou Cornelison were held Tuesday, March 1, 2022 in Fraker Funeral Home, Inc., Marshfield. Burial was in Seymour Masonic Cemetery.