Nadine McDonough Evelyn Nadine Spann McDonough passed away quietly at her daughter's home on Friday morning, March 1, 2013, at the age of 80. She was born Nov. 27, 1932, in Littlefield, Texas, to Roy Spann and Eva Lee Renfro. She graduated from Littlefield High School in 1950, where she was valedictorian. She attended one year at Texas Tech University. She worked at First National Bank in Littlefield until her marriage to Charles Clifton McDonough on June 24, 1960. They made their home north of Petersburg, Texas, on the McDonough family farm. Nadine was a housewife and devoted her days to caring for and taking her special needs daughter to various schools, training and doctors. Then she worked for C.R. Anthony's, was a distributor for Discovery Toys and worked for Edward Jones Investments. She was coordinator of the Plainview Stars Special Olympics Team, to which she passionately dedicated 23 years of service until her health made it physically impossible. She still wanted to be involved with the team up until her final night on earth. Her other passion was genealogy. She spent what little free time she had researching her roots and had published several articles on her family. She was a faithful member of the Eastside Church of Christ of Petersburg. She was preceded in death by her parents, and her half-sisters Luta Louise Spann Mancuso and Leona Elizabeth Spann. Survivors include her husband, Charles Clifton McDonough of home in Petersburg; two daughters, Beverly Gail McDonough and Evelyn Diane McDonough, both of Petersburg; two sons, Charles David McDonough of Petersburg and Richard Lynn McDonough of Lubbock; one sister, Billie Maxine Hutto of Littlefield; and many nieces and nephews. The family would like to express their sincerest thanks and gratitude to Area Community Hospice, Calvert Home Health and Dr. Sergio Lara and his staff for their loving care to Nadine. Memorials can be made to the Plainview Stars Special Olympics or the
. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, March 4, 2013, in Main Street Church of Christ, Petersburg, Texas, under the direction of Lemons Funeral Home in Plainview, Texas. Steve McLean of Canyon and Oscar Chavez of Plainview will be officiating. Interment will follow in Petersburg Cemetery. Family visitation will be from 4:30-6 p.m. today, March 3, 2013, at Lemons Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at www.lemonsfunerals.com.
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Published in Plainview Daily Herald from Mar. 3 to Mar. 4, 2013