Nancy Jean Grumley

Nancy Jean Grumley, nee Kennedy, 74, of Belleville, IL, born Sunday, July 1, 1934, in Jean, Nevada. She passed away in her sleep surrounded by her family Friday, January 23, 2009 after battling cancer for several months.

Nancy was a member of St. Paul's United Church of Christ in Belleville, IL and graduating Class of 1952 from Belleville Township High School. She was a retiree from Stix, Baer and Fuller, Dillard's and was a member of their Pace Setters Club which was an organization of sales personnel who excelled in sales performance. Nancy was a past president of Belle Valley Mother's Club, Junior Womans Club and Civic League in Belleville, IL.

She is preceded in death by:

  • Parents: Robert and Lillian nee Foree Kennedy
  • Son: Robert Alan Grumley
  • Grandparents: Frank and Minnie Foree
She is survived by:
  • Husband: Carl E. Grumley
  • Son: Rich (Melanie) Grumley of Belleville, IL
  • Brother: Gary Ayers of Belleville, IL
  • Grandchildren
    • Erin Grumley of Versailles, KY
    • Todd Grumley of Belleville, IL
  • Niece: Wen Li Ayers
  • A host of acquaintances, cousins, other relatives and was loved by all.
Nancy was very proud of her grandchildren and enjoyed spending time with them.

Memorials: Memorials may be made to the Hospice of Southern Illinois.

Visitation: Friends may call from 4-8 P.M., Monday, January 26, 2009 at the Kurrus Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.

Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm Tuesday, January 27, 2009 at Kurrus Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev Drew Kramer officiating. Interment will follow at Valhalla Gardens of Memory, Belleville, IL.