M. Marie Wiley, 85 of Battlefield, passed away at 4:30 AM on Friday, January 13, 2023, in Springfield, MO.
She was a member of the Dayspring Church of the Nazarene where she and her late husband Ron attended faithfully, limited only by their health. Her nursing career spanned almost 50 years. She was the Head Nurse of an emergency room, worked in 3 doctor’s offices, worked in 4-5 hospitals doing everything from bedside nursing to charge nurse, head nurse, to house supervisor, to giving chemotherapy, and more. She was the Nursing Director of a nursing home, worked Home Health, and finished her career working in a nursing home.
She is survived by son, Joe (Charles Joseph) Crews (Sandra) of Walnut Grove, MO; daughter, Donna Marie Crews Jones (Donald) of Battlefield, MO; daughter, Patricia Louise Crews Switzer (Bryan) of Bucklin, MO; and son, Aaron Francis Crews (Shari) of Battlefield, MO. Also surviving are grandchildren, Michele Crews (Don) Griffin, Kauai, HI, Michael (Rosie) Crews, Fort Worth, TX, Matthew (Jill) Hensley, Walnut Grove, MO, Tracey (Benjamin) Thompson, Bucklin, MO, Shane (Shira) Roberts, Nixa, MO, Kelsey Marie Crews (Joey) Barbagiovani, Springfield, Riley Aaron (Annie) Crews, Moore, OK. Marie had 17 great-grandchildren and 4 great-great-grandchildren. She had numerous friends. Throughout her life many of them also called her “Mom”.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM, Wednesday, January 18, 2023, at the Dayspring Church of the Nazarene in Springfield, MO, with Reverend William Hungerford officiating, under the direction of Gorman-Scharpf Funeral Home.
There will be a private burial service at Missouri Veterans Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM, Wednesday, January 18, 2023, immediately preceding the funeral at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Dayspring Church of the Nazarene, 2812 E. Grand St., Springfield, MO 65804.