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Jimmie Nanney

AGE: 81 • Milton

Jimmie Nanney formerly of Newark, passed away peacefully, Wednesday, December 16, 2015 at home, surrounded by family.

He was born in Banner Elk County, NC to the late James Higgins and Lucy Nanney. Jimmie served his country during the Korean War in the Navy. He was a tool maker at Chrysler Newark Plant of 26 years, retiring in 1995. He enjoyed gardening and fishing but most important was family.

Jimmie is survived by his wife of 60 years, Ima Jean; a son Ronald (Carolyn); 4 grandchildren, Ima Jean Foraker, Nicole Nanney, Robert Murdy and Francis Heck, III; 6 great grandchildren and 3 siblings, Barbara Chism, Kenny Harper and Nancy Harper. He is also preceded in death by his 2 children, Tamera Lynn Nanney and Jimmie Nanney, Jr.

A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, December 23, at 11 am, at the McCrery and Harra Funeral Homes, 3710 Kirkwood Hwy, Wilmington where friends may call after 10am. Burial will be at Gracelawn Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Jimmies name to Delaware Hospice Inc., 16 Polly Drummond Center, 2nd Floor, Newark, DE 19711.

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Published in The News Journal on Dec. 20, 2015
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