In Memory

Nancy McArthur (Willett)

Nancy McArthur (Willett)

TOPEKA, KANSAS - Nancy Jo Willett, 64, Topeka, passed away on Tuesday, June 16, 2009 at a local hospital.  Nancy was born on August 10, 1944 in Topeka, the daughter of Donald and Fern (Meadkins) McArthur.

She graduated from Highland Park High School in 1962 and worked for the State of Kansas, Department of Human Resources for 33 years, retiring in 1993.  She was a member of Fellowship Bible Church where she participated in many women's Bible studies, and a cancer survivors group.  She enjoyed shopping, crossword puzzles/word search, and babysitting for her granddaughter.

Nancy married Kenneth L. Willett on June 6, 1964.  He survives.  Other survivors include a son, Kevin Willett and a granddaughter Trinity Ann Willett, of Topeka.  She was preceded in death by her parents and sisters, Connie and Mary Ann McArthur.

Memorial services were held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, June 24 at Fellowship Bible Church.  Private family inurnment was at Mount Hope Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions were made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.