Nancy J. Ackerson, 53, Seneca, MO passed into eternal rest at 5:22 PM, Thursday, March 22, 2012 at Freeman West Hospital in Joplin after an illness. Nancy J. Duncan was born July 8, 1958 in Joplin, MO the daughter of Norman and Phyllis Duncan. Nancy was an LPN and had worked in the area hospitals, nursing homes and doctors offices. Survivors include her life partner, Orville Barnett, Neosho; one daughter, Angie Ackerson, Seneca; one son, Orville Barnett Jr. Nesoho; two brothers, Norman Duncan and Scotty Duncan; two sisters Judy Chestnut and Lesa Duncan all of Galena, KS. Nancy was preceded in death by her parents Norman and Phyllis Duncan; one brother, Mark Duncan and one sister, Bobbie Duncan. The body has been taken for cremation under the direction of Campbell-Biddlecome Funeral Home, Seneca. The family will have a private memorial service at a later date.