Jane Hervey Nation, 70 of Idabel, passed away May 18, 2023 at home surrounded by her family. She
was born September 29, 1952 the daughter of Shirley and John Hervey Sr. She met Charles Nation in
1995 and a few years later they married on April 18 th at DeQueen. She attended the First United
Methodist Church in Idabel, Oklahoma.
Jane enjoyed the outdoors, especially fishing and being on the houseboat at the lake. She was outgoing
and never met a stranger. She enjoyed photography and entered numerous contests including the
McCurtain County Free Fair and Owa-Chito photo contests where she collected many blue ribbons. She
was kind and helpful and this truly showed as she and Charles owned and operated Norwood Nation
Funeral Home. She alongside of Charles, cared for the families of the community with great
Jane is survived by her husband, Charles Nation of Idabel; daughter, Amanda Cole and husband Ross of
Paris, Texas; sisters, Kay Hamilton of Paris, Texas, Sarah Schnell and husband Mark of Terril, Iowa; sister-
in-law, Donna Hervey of Forney, Texas; grandchildren, Olivia Ratliff of Paris, Texas, Emma Cole and Ethan
Cole of Paris, Texas; great-grandson, Jackson Williams of Paris, Texas; numerous nieces, nephews, other
relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, John Hervey, Jr., and infant son, Chad.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, May 22, 2023 at the First United Methodist Church
in Idabel, Oklahoma with Rev. Mark Jardine officiating. Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m.
Monday, May 22, 2023 at the Evergreen Cemetery Pavilion in Paris, Texas.
Family will receive friends from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Sunday, May 21, 2023 at the Clardy Funeral Service
Chapel in Idabel, OK.
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