Joan Nunley

February 9, 1933 - June 27, 2020
Joan Nunley

Mrs. Joan Nunley, 87, of Anderson, Missouri, departed this life on Saturday, June 27, 2020, at McDonald County Living Center after a recent battle with cancer.

Joan entered this life on February 9, 1933, in Anderson, Missouri, daughter of the late Chester and Georgia (Mottin) Croddy. She was a lifelong resident of Anderson and was a 1951 graduate of Anderson High School. On November 10, 1950, she was united in marriage to Bobby Gene Nunley and to this union a son and two daughters were born. For over thirty years she was employed by the McDonald County School District in their food service division, retiring as dietary supervisor. She enjoyed cooking, playing cards, sewing, gardening and playing the piano. She was a member of the New Bethel Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of sixty years, Bobby Gene Nunley; a daughter, Sandra Hobbs; two grandchildren, Robert Nunley, Jr. and Brandon Hobbs; and a brother, Gene Croddy.

Joan is survived by her two children, Sharron Arntfield of Goodman and Robert Nunley of Seneca; twelve grandchildren; several great grandchildren; a sister, Nancy Schaefer of Jenks, Oklahoma; as well as a host of other family and friends.

Graveside services are 10:00 a.m. Friday, July 3, 2020 at New Bethel Cemetery in Anderson, Missouri with Bro. Buddy Pease officiating. Those honoring her life by serving as pallbearers are Alex Arntfield, Jacob Nunley, Travis Nunley, Jay Geeding, Pete Geeding and Michael Mason. Friends may pay their respects on Wednesday and Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. in the funeral home chapel. On-line condolences may be sent to the family through our website Arrangements are under the personal care and direction of the Ozark Funeral Home in Anderson, Missouri.