Karen Alene Nere died May 29, 2016 in Lexington, Oklahoma at the age of 65 years 20 days. Funeral Services are scheduled for 10:00 AM, Saturday, June 4, 2016 at Wadley’s Funeral Chapel under the care of Wadley’s Funeral Service.
Karen was born May 9, 1951 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma to Carl and Ila (Emmonds) Foote. She married Martin Nere in Enid, Oklahoma in 1965. The couple moved to Oklahoma City and had their first son, Marty. Then moved to Prosser, Washington and had their second son, Timothy. In 1997, they moved back to Oklahoma. Karen and Martin loved cruising, going to flea markets, second hand stores and antique malls. Karen had a passion for antiques and glassware, and opened a antique store in Lexington in 2003. She loved cooking for holidays and family gatherings. Karen enjoyed her vacations to Branson and Silver Dollar City with her family. She also loved spending time with the brothern, and with her husband Martin, visiting family and friends in Washington. Karen was a member of the General Assembly and Church of the First Born in Lexington, Oklahoma.
Karen in preceded in death by her parents, Carl and Ila Foote; husband, Martin Nere; brothers, Buddy Foote, Ronnie Foote; and sister, Sharon Meier. Survivors include her sons, Marty Nere and wife, Shelly of Lexington, Timothy Nere of Lexington; grandchildren, Jessica and husband, Steven, Brent, Marcus, Tanner, Brad and wife, Mae, Emily, Caitlyn; great grandchildren, Roxanna, Leo, Embry, Layla, Jace; brother, Randy Foote, and many other relatives and friends.