Nancy’s life began on December 27, 1952, the daughter of Delbert and Freda “Hot Rod” (Randolph) Hennessey in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. She married Larry Gene Clites in May of 1972. Nancy was a cosmetologist for over 42 years. She loved crafts, people and helping anyone she could. She was the family “Matriarch” and was a wonderful encourager and influencer. Larry and Nancy loved to travel and Branson was always a highlight.
Her loving family includes her sons, Casey Clites of Branson, Missouri, and Cody (Krista) Clites of Brandon, South Dakota; brothers, Paul Hennessey and Robert (Shannon) Hennessey all of Branson; sister, Cathy Robinson of Moore, Oklahoma; two grandchildren, Cole and Skylar Clites. She was preceded in death by her parents, spouse, and a sister, Sally Haga. Nancy passed away peacefully Saturday, March 17, 2018, having reached the age of 65 years old.
Her memorial service will be held Wednesday, March 21, at noon at the Civic Convention Center, 201 East Central, El Dorado. The family will have a private burial at a later date.
Memorial contributions in her name may be directed to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105. Please sign her online guest book and leave a memory of Nancy at www.carlsoncolonial.com .