Nancy Kay Crosswell

July 15, 1939 – February 26, 2016

Crosswell, Nancy obit pictureNancy Crosswell passed away at the age of 76 on Friday, February 26th after a battle with cancer.  She was born at home in Wellston, OK on July 15, 1939 to Jesse and Nova Pulliam.  She was the youngest of 3 children.  She was raised and graduated in Purcell, OK and went on to study at the University of Oklahoma.  She worked as a realtor and then later in life she worked at Edmond Memorial High School.

Nancy married James Crosswell in 1968 and they have been happily married for 48 years.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Nova Pulliam and Jesse Pulliam and her brother, Gordon Pulliam.  She is survived by her sister, Lois Evans; by her husband, James; her son, David Crosswell, her daughter, Stacy Harper Watson and spouse, Ron, her daughter, Tracy (Jody) Roberts; by her grandchildren, Jesse Watson, Quinn Watson, Olivia Watson, Riley Watson, Georgia Watson, Bryan Roberts, Mindy Hudson and spouse, Jason; Friday Carter and spouse Eric; and her 8 great grandchildren.

Services will be held on Friday, March 4th at 1pm at Matthews Funeral Home, 601 S. Kelly in Edmond with graveside service to follow at Carney Cemetery in Carney, OK at 3:30pm


  1. Nancy Kay was my dearest friend during Jr. High through High School. We shared a wonderful friendship. She gave me a special knickname that I will cherish forever, SaraJane. I will truly miss her. God has her in his arms and will take care of her until we meet again. My prayers are with her husband, James, and the other members of the family.

  2. Nancy was such a joy to be around. We will always remember her wonderful laugh, warm smile, and great sense of humor. Our heart goes out to the entire family.

  3. Went to Purcell schools with Nancy. she was one of the prettiest girls in school Rest in heaven now my heart goes out to all your family

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