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Official Obituary of

Nancy Lee Eads

March 14, 1939 ~ March 22, 2024 (age 85) 85 Years Old

Nancy Lee Eads Obituary

Nancy Lee Eads, 85, of Kokomo, passed away on Friday, March 22, 2024, at Community Howard Regional Health. She was born on March 14, 1939, the daughter of the late Chester and Helen (Russel) Coldren. On June 4, 1955, she married Donald Eugene Eads, and he survives.

Nancy retired after 28 years from Delco Electronics. She previously worked at Cuneo Press. Nancy enjoyed crocheting, reading, and loved animals. Nancy and Donald owned sprint cars and were at the races every weekend. She was the “boss of the sprint car operation”. Nancy was very adventurous and loved to travel with her family. They went to the opening of Walt Disney World in 1971. They traveled to 49 out of the 50 states and enjoyed going to Vegas. 

Nancy is survived by her husband, Donald; sons, Robert Dale (Paige) Eads, and Richard Eugene (Pauline) Eads; grandchildren, Chance Michael Eads, Todd Allen Eads, Jessica Marie Eads, Kyle Adam Eads, Amber Lynn McCurtain, and Paul Jacob McCurtain; several great – grandchildren, nieces, and nephews; and dogs, Fifi, and Patchy.

Nancy was preceded in death by her parents, daughter, Teresa Lynn Eads; brothers, Ronald Kent Coldren, and John Jeffrey Coldren; and sister, Emma Rose White.

A graveside service will be held at 2:30 pm on Monday, April 1, 2024, at Sunset Memory Garden Mausoleum, 2097 W. Alto Rd, Kokomo, with Jim Eads the Officiant. Memorial contributions may be made in Nancy’s name to Best Friends, Shirley & Stout Funeral Home & Crematory has been entrusted with arrangements. Messages of condolence may be left online at

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Graveside Service
April 1, 2024

2:30 PM
Sunset Memory Garden Mausoleum
2097 W. Alto Rd.
Kokomo, IN 46902


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