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Nanoleve “Nana Lee” Jolliff

Graveside services for Nanoleve “Nana Lee” Jolliff, 93, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, May 23, 2020 at Jolliff Cemetery, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.


Mrs. Jolliff passed away at 2:00 a.m., Thursday, May 14, 2020, at West Vue Nursing Center.


She was born August 27, 1926, at Bakersfield, Missouri, to Alfred Fore and Mattie Roberts Fore Tiner.  On December 14, 1946, she was married at Salem, Arkansas, to Ralph Ira Jolliff, who preceded her in death on July 19, 1997.  Before her retirement, Mrs. Jolliff worked at International Shoe Factory.  She enjoyed gardening and flowers.


She is survived by two sons, Rick Jolliff and wife, Sherri and Billy Jolliff and wife, Jamie, all of West Plains; six grandchildren, Rick Jolliff, Jr. and wife, Melanie, Crista Kay Franks, Jaclyn Romans and husband, Quinton, Kayla Cobb and husband, Aaron, Justin Jolliff and wife, Mandy and Katelyn Riley-Adamson and husband, John; eleven great-grandchildren, four great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.


Her parents, husband, two sisters, Maureen Fowler and Jo Lynn Wakefield and two brothers-in-law, Joe Fowler and Ted Wakefield, preceded her in death.


Mrs. Jolliff will lie in state from 5:00 until 9:00 p.m., Friday, May 22, 2020 at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.  Memorial contributions may be made to Jolliff Cemetery or Gideon Bible Society and may be left at or mailed to Robertson-Drago Funeral Home, 211 West Main, West Plains, MO  65775. Online condolences may be expressed at