Kay Francis Nash

Funeral services for Kay Francis Nash, 61, Lawrence will be held at11:00 a.m. Saturday, March 14, 2015 at First Regular Missionary Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery. She passed away Sunday, March 8, 2015 at her home.

Kay was born November 27, 1953 in Parsons, KS the daughter of Delmar Nash (deceased) and Odessa (Abernathy) Tolbert.

She was a Rotary Flitter Operator at Hallmark Cards.

Survivors include her mother, Odessa Tolbert, three sons, Brian L. (Denise Davis) Garrett, Lawrence, Dante J. (Florence Laducer) Garrett, Minot, ND, Darnell J. (Jennifer Hunter) Nash, Lawrence; grandchildren, Kimani Garrett, Ahbriana Garrett, Josiah Nash, Jalen Nash, Reina McCoy, Cecily McCoy, Daiijah Garrett, Brione Garrett, Demetrius Garrett, Talya McCoy, Khalil McCoy, Javante’ Thomas; two sisters, LaVerta Logan, Delores Nash, both of Lawrence; and one brother Ron Lee.

The family will greet friends from 5 – 7 p.m. Friday, March 13, 2015 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence.

Memorial contributions may be made in her name to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and may be sent in care of the mortuary.

14 Condolences

  1. Karen Hester on March 10, 2015 at 2:26 pm

    My condolences and prayers to the Nash family.

    Karen Hester

  2. Debbie Feist on March 10, 2015 at 7:08 pm

    I worked with this wonderful lady at Hallmark. Prayers for her dear family. So sorry to hear of her passing.

  3. Debby (Ball) Fornelli on March 11, 2015 at 6:53 am

    Please accept my condolences. Kay and I were grade school friends and I have some great memories of us growing up at New York School. Will always remember her smile.

  4. joelaine willis thomas on March 11, 2015 at 9:50 am

    My deepest condolences to the family. I have known Kay since junior high and New Jersey Street and will truly miss her laughter.

  5. Joyce Pearson on March 11, 2015 at 12:38 pm

    I am so sorry for your loss. Please accept my condolences. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  6. Lois Weldon on March 11, 2015 at 1:26 pm

    I was so sorry to read about Kay’s passing. My sincere condolences to all of the family.

  7. LeAnn Fouts on March 11, 2015 at 1:45 pm

    To Jennifer, and her family: My deepest condolence. May God’s strength be with you.

  8. DeeDee Blackburn on March 11, 2015 at 6:21 pm

    I went to school with Kay, and also worked with her at Hallmark. She was always so nice to speak with and I always enjoyed our talks together. RIP Kay. My condolences to all her family. She will be missed.

  9. Michele (PeeWee) Simpson on March 12, 2015 at 9:45 am

    I’ve known Kay from Hallmark and through family for many years. My sympathies all her family and friends.
    Michele Simpson

  10. Elizzabeth Turner Cooper on March 13, 2015 at 9:20 am

    Ours condolences and Prayers to the Nash Family.

  11. Barb Wente Linke on March 15, 2015 at 10:07 pm

    So sorry for your loss LaVerta. Prayers for your family!
    Barb Wente Linke

  12. Dean Erlandson on March 18, 2015 at 3:18 pm

    I did not know Kay personally but as a fellow Hallmarker I send my deepest sympathy to all her family and friends. May the many good memories of Kay sustain you through this difficult time.

  13. Teri Morgan on March 24, 2015 at 4:08 pm

    Sending my prayers to the family and her friends. Kay was a sweet lady always smiling. My these memories comfort everyone in the times to come.

  14. khalil mccoy on April 13, 2015 at 9:36 am

    R.I.P grandma I well miss u I didn’t even say goodbye to you before you past I love you grandma

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