Mary Nora Mae (Alexander) Chaney, age 88 passed away on April 21, 2022. She was born to Lawrence and Rachel (Maschewski) Alexander on February 11, 1934 in St. Clair County, Missouri. Nora attended school for 8 years at Blue Ridge School and 4 years at El Dorado Springs High School, graduating in 1952. She went to work at Hallmark Cards where she met her husband Lee Roy Chaney. They were married in Parker, Arizona on January 25, 1954 then moved to Long Beach, California after Lee joined the Navy. To this union, son Kevin Lee and daughter Kelly Lynn were born. Nora worked for Schwabacker Frey Automobile Owners Association and 30 years at Government Employees Hospital Association where she retired due to heath concerns in 1993 to join her husband Lee at their farm. Nora helped with fencing, cutting wood, gardening, and raising steers in the summertime.
Preceding her in death were her husband Lee; her son Kevin; brothers Cletis Lloyd Alexander, Clarence Alexander, and Ronald Alexander; sisters Ruth Marie Davis, Donnie Lou Alexander, and Edith Alexander.
Survivors include her daughter Kelly Chaney of Lee’s Summit, Missouri; 3 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren; 1 sister Wanda Pickerall and 1 brother Lawrence Alexander.