Nancy Sue Close


Graveside services for Nancy Sue Close, 81, of Foley, Alabama, were held at 10:15 a.m., Nov. 4, 2022, at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis.

Bienhoff Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Close passed away at 1:52 p.m., Oct. 30, 2022, in Hannibal surrounded by family.

Nancy was born Oct. 25, 1941 in St. Louis, Missouri, the daughter of Austin Carter and Virginia Louise Davis Chandler.

She Married Darrell Leslie Close on Jan. 27, 1979, in St. Louis and he preceded her in death on Nov. 24, 2021.

Survivors include: one brother-in-law; Harold White Sr., five nieces; Beth (Jamey) Simmons of New London, Mary (J.R.) Drennan of Hannibal, Susan (Fred) Cornell of St. Louis, Marty McMahan of St. Ann, and MaryAnn (Art) Tullock of O'Fallon, and one nephew; Harold "Hack" (Geralyn Burke) White Jr. of Hannibal.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and four sisters: Linda Chandler, Betty Baker, Ann White, and Phyllis Chandler.

Nancy was a Christian by faith who enjoyed cooking, crafting, traveling the world, and most of all entertaining guests.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's research hospital or Tunnel to Towers in care of Bienhoff Funeral Home, P.O. Box 427 Perry, MO 63462

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Madden Carolina Creel passed away on Oct. 26, 2022. Funeral Service was Oct. 8, 2022 at First Baptist Church of Foley, Alabama. Please go to and sign the memorial book. Arrangements are entrusted to Cason Funeral Service in Foley, Alabama. (251) 975-2273.