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Nina Jean Read

March 10, 1931 ~ January 19, 2022 (age 90)


Nina Jean Read, age 90, of Coffey, Missouri passed from this life on Wednesday, January 19, 2022, at her daughter’s home in Cross Plains, TN. Memorial services will be conducted this spring in Missouri.

Nina was born on March 10, 1931, in Bethany, MO to the late Manley and Leta Hagler Salmon. She was a postmaster for the US Postal service for several years. She was a member of the Christian Church. In her free time, Nina loved raising her seven children, reading, sewing, working jigsaw puzzles, and volunteering with the local 4-H club.  In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, James Read.

Nina is survived by her sons, James M. Read of Pueblo, CO, Jeffrey Read of Coffey, MO, and Joseph Read of Pattonsburg, MO; daughters, Jeri Turpin of Osage Beach, MO, Jean Dudley of Cross Plains, TN, Janelle Hagler of Coffey, MO, and Jan Travis of Coffey, MO; sisters: Greta Pierce of Lamona, IA, Karen Hamilton of Ft. Smith, AR, and Jonell Southerland of Bethany, MO; by her sixteen grandchildren, twenty great-grandchildren; and by her three great-great-grandchildren.

Robertson County Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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