Naomi (Shepherd) McNallyMay 10, 1924 ~ December 22, 2017 (age 93)
Naomi J. McNally, 93, of Newton died on Friday, December 22, 2017, at Accura of Newton West. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, December 30, at the Wallace Family Funeral Home and Crematory. The family will greet friends from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. Memorials to Naomi’s family may be left at the funeral home.
Naomi, the daughter of Rupert Leo and Cresta Muriel (Johnson) Shepherd, was born on May 10, 1924 in Des Moines. She grew up in Des Moines and graduated from East High School. Naomi was united in marriage with William J. McNally on February 20, 1946 in Des Moines. The couple moved to Newton when William took a job at the Maytag Company. Naomi was a homemaker, raising their three children, Richard, Vicki, and Susan. She enjoyed china painting, taking care of her family, holiday trips to the Amana Colonies and going to Tulip Time in Pella. She also loved her cats, Alex and Miss Kitty.
Those left to honor Naomi’s memory are her daughter, Susan McNally (Jon Miller) of Masonville, Colorado; son, Richard McNally of Jeffersonville, Indiana; grandchildren, Ryan Clark of Fort Collins, Colorado, Christina (Brian) Carran of Loveland, Colorado, Jamie Adkins of Marshalltown, Justin (Molly) McNally of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Cheyenne McNally of Greenville, Indiana; her three great-grandchildren, Emma, Ethan, and Bryce Carran; and sister, Barbara (John) Ostrander of Lohman, Missouri. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, William McNally; and daughter, Vicki McNally.