Nancy Jane Stickles



Nancy Jane Stickles, 81, of Seymour, passed away at 2:15 a.m. Tuesday, July 14, 2015, at Seymour Crossing.

Born June 22, 1934, in Daviess County, she was the daughter of Alva and Alma Henderson Sinclair, both of whom preceded her in death. On Aug. 2, 1952, Nancy married Richard L. Smiley, who preceded her in death on July 3, 1990. On Aug. 3, 1994, she married Richard “Dick” Stickles; and he survives.

After graduating from Odon High School in 1952, she was employed at RCA Bloomington and at North Daviess High School in food services. Nancy enjoyed traveling, going to country music concerts, watching IU basketball and spending time with family. She was a member of First United Methodist Church of Seymour.

Other survivors include two daughters, Denise (fiancé Billy Tetrick) Smiley and Jonita Adcock; a son, Doug (Dee) Smiley; two stepsons, Rick (Robyn) Stickles and Doug (Julia) Stickles; 12 grandchildren, Molly (Shaun) Tipton, J.J. (Erin) Whitehead, Amber (Heath) Clark, Aaron (Courtney) Bechtel, Emily (Jason) Litz, Robert (Alice) Smiley, Ledger Stickles, David Stickles, Eric Stickles, Braden Pranger, Brendan Pranger and Brooke Pranger; 14 great-grandchildren; and a brother, Don Sinclair.

Besides her parents and first husband, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Morris and Max Sinclair.

The funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at First United Methodist Church, with Pastor Sandy Cooper officiating.

Burial will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Walnut Hill Cemetery in Odon.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Voss Chapel and from 9:30 a.m. until time of service Saturday at the church.

Memorials may be made to the Parkinson’s Awareness Association of Central Indiana, First United Methodist Church or Hospice of Schneck Medical Center.

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