Nancy C. Lazzara, 75, of McMinnville died Monday, May 16 at Stones River Hospital in Woodbury from an auto accident.
She was born in Benton Harbor, Mich., on April 16, 1936, the daughter of the late Albert N. and Goldie M. (Cooper) Johnson. She was the wife of Melvin Lazzara of McMinnville and worked as a homemaker.
She is survived by five daughters, Carolyn S. and husband Bill Burch of Rock Island; Angelina L. and husband Richard Schlinez of Milburg, Mich., Fay Nelson of Benton Harbor, Mich., Ruth and husband Wayne Clark of Coloma, Mich.; Lori and husband Billy Kent of Benton Harbor, Mich.; seven sons, Francisco C. and wife Beth Lazzara of McMinnville, Monte L. Lazzara of McMinnville, Mathew H. and wife Lisa Lazzara of McMinnville, Paul and wife Nattlie Bearden of Orlando, Fla., David and wife Denese Bearden of Athens, Vonnie Bearden of Franklin, Ky., and Jimmy Bearden of Benton Harbor, Mich. She is also survived by survived by several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and two sons Walter A. Bearden and Melvin Lazzara.
Memorial service for Mrs. Lazzara and her husband Melvin will be held Monday at noon at Covenant Fellowship Church with Bro. Dean Northcutt officiating. To sign the online guest book, visit www.gardensofmemoryfuneralhome.com.
Gardens of Memory Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
(McMinnville, Tenn.) June 12, 2011