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In Memory

Nancy Dillard (McCANN)

Nancy died June 5, 1990 in Sugarland,Texas.  Her death was a result of being struck by a drunk driver.  Nancy lived in Edinburg, Tx with her husband, Michael S. McCann, Sr. (LHS 1974), their 3 children, Alexa L, Amy L, and Michael, Jr. She is also survived by her parents, Bill and Helen Dillard, her brother Billy (Sherry), and a sister Charmaine Truitt, all from Edinburg, TX.

Nancy L. (Dillard) MCann

     EDINBURG, Texas - Nancy Louise Dillard McCann, 32, Edinburg, died Tuesday, June 5, 1990, in an automobile-pedestrian accident in Sugarland Texas.

     Born in St. Joseph, Mrs. McCann graduated from Lafayette High School and attended Missouri Western State College.  She had been a resident of Edinburg since 1979.

Mrs. McCann was employed by the Bill Dillard Shows as confections manager.  She was a member of the Showmen’s League of America Auxiliary, Royal Hawaiian Showmen’s Club and Outdoor Amusement Business Association.

     Surviving:  her husband, Michael S. McCann Sr. of the home; two daughters, Alexa L. and Amy L., both of Edinburg; a son, Michael S. Jr.; her parents, Bill and Helen Dillard of Edinburg; a brother, Billy Dillard of Edinburg; and a sister, Charmaine Truitt of Edinburg.

     Services: 4 p.m., Saturday, St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, Edinburg, Texas.  Burial, Hillcrest Memorial Park, Edinburg.  Arrangements: Skinner Funeral Home Edinburg



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09/28/09 09:31 PM #1    

Janet Lawson (Ries)

Most of us knew Nancy well. We spent many Saturdays in her home watching The Monkeys (before high school!). I know -- most wouldn't own up to that, but we really had a good time ... karoke as we know it didn't exist, but we could have invented it. Hey, Nance ... miss ya.

10/08/09 11:09 PM #2    

Susan Bennett (Burton )

I can still remember Nancy's great slumber parties. I remember she was crazy about the Partridge Family!! She had a party for me before we moved and Billy gave me a ride home. He told me he was sorry we were moving...I thought I'd faint....he was soooo cute!!! And we used to go watch her Uncle Sonny wrestle! Still think of you alot, Nancy.

01/26/10 10:46 PM #3    

Marta E. Black (Curry)

Never forget the call that came to my Wichita home, when Kathy and Teresa called me to tell me about Nancy's accident. How awful... and at the time, I was dealing with my own hell associated with alcoholism. I remember not being able to go up for the funeral and just praying the Rosary, crying for Nancy and her family...

I remember Nancy with that that great grin of hers, braces and all. Remember when the braces came off, her excitement over the yellow PInto car! Remember that? In her car,she was a fierce driver. Of course her laugh that wound up in a snort had us tickled - remember that? My POMMIE memories are plenty & Nancy & Vickie were terrific co-captains. Nancy yearbook work or newspaper work- impressive. Nancy cared.

You will be remembered always, Nancy.

02/26/10 03:22 PM #4    

Danny Ezzell

I had the privilege of working with Nancy once on the carnival and she was very fun and helpful.I remember when I heard of the accident.I was in shock and my heart was sorrowed like it had been pierced.If you didn't have the opportunity to know her you missed out on a great chance to know a caring person.I Never knew her as a lot of you did,but what I did know was she really did care for more of us than you'll ever know. You are very missed Nancy.

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