Former Kenai Peninsula resident Nancy Kay Littleton of Kalama, Wash., died Sunday, May 13, 2001, at Southwest Medical Center after a long illness. She was 58.
A celebration of life was held Saturday in Kalama. A service will be held in Alaska at a later date.
Mrs. Littleton was born Sept. 21, 1942, in Shawnee, Okla., to Alvin and Floria Littleton.
She lived in Alaska for 12 years before moving to California and then to Kalama.
In 1997, she retired as a secretary from the Stockton Post Newspaper in California.
"She was a very outgoing person, very loving, who had many friends and a large extended family. She enjoyed playing cards with the ladies," her family said. "She was a mother to many and a friend to all who knew her. Mom touched our hearts and brought love and happiness to us all. She will be greatly missed."
She was preceded in death by four sisters, four brothers and her parents.
She is survived by daughters Sherrie Dobson, Norma Gibson and Nancy Ross, all of Sterling; sons Bucky Gibson of Anchorage, and Paul Gibson of Kalama; sisters Ruth Littleton, Vesta Rowe and Lahoma Rowe, all of Oklahoma; brothers Alvin, Gary and Earnest Littleton, all of Oklahoma; nine grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.
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