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A resident of Norwood community William Andrew Nation, son of Anthony and Gretta Lynn (Garrison) Nation, was born on March 16, 1989, in Montgomery, Ala., and passed away on July 25, 2007, in Norwood, at the age of 18.
Andy was a resident of Norwood community with his grandparents for the past seven months, moving from Kansas City. He worked as a lifeguard. Andy loved fishing, hunting, skate boarding, music and loved to make people laugh. He was a Christian.
Andy is survived by his mother, Gretta Nation of Brandon, Fla.; his father, Anthony, and wife, Sonya Nation, of Springdale, Ark.; three brothers, Tyler, Austin and Quest Nation, all of Springdale, Ark.; maternal grandparents, Jerry and Katie Garrison, Norwood, and paternal grandparents, Thomas and Mimi Nation, Little Rock, Ark.; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Graveside services were held Saturday, July 28, at 11 a.m., at the Denlow Cemetery, Norwood. Services were conducted by Clinkingbeard Funeral Home, Ava. Online condolences may also be made at www.clinkingbeardfuneral home.com.