Nancy CollierMarch 22nd, 2020
Nancy Collier, 73, of Columbia, passed away on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at Columbia Manor. She was born in Mexico, Missouri on October 10, 1946 to the late John R. Duckworth and the late Mary Tricia (Hane) Duckworth. Nancy was a 1964 graduate of Fulton High School. She worked in Food Service at the University of Missouri Hospital for 20 years, retiring in 2006. Nancy acquired her Beautician's License from Columbia Academy Hair School though she never practiced professionally. In her spare time, she liked to swim, bowl, play bingo, and shop. However, nothing brought her as much joy as her family and grandchildren. Nancy will be lovingly remembered by son, Joseph Patterson of Columbia; daughters, Vickie Patterson of Columbia, Elizabeth Bruno (Chris) of Columbia, and Charlotte Ferguson-Cooper (Ray) of Columbia; step-daughter, Anna Ferguson, one brother; one sister; 14 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Anthony Ferguson; daughter, Malinda Duckworth; step-son, Hurley Ferguson; one brother and one sister. A Celebration of Nancy's Life will be held from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 28, 2020 at Maupin Funeral Home in Fulton. Condolences may be left for the family at www.maupinfuneralhome.com.