Mrs. Nancy Jean Wade Townes entered into eternal rest on Thursday, July 25, 2019 in Lynchburg. Nancy was born to the late Mr. Thomas Wade Sr. and Mrs. Betty Burks Wade on October 19, 1952. She was the loving wife of Christopher Townes for over forty-two years.
Nancy was a graduate of William Campbell High School and Central Virginia Community College. She worked for Campbell County Public Schools and retired from Brookneal Elementary School after 40 years of service.
In addition to her husband, Nancy leaves to cherish her memory, two children, a son, Christopher Townes Jr. (Latonia) of Brookneal and a daughter, Hope Townes of Lynchburg; grandchildren, Logan and Cassie; one brother, Thomas Wade Jr. (Kimila) of Gretna; brothers-in-law, Ronnie Townes, of Philadelphia, PA and William Townes of Charleston, SC; her “other” daughter, Brett Glymph of West Springfield; a godson, Juan Thornhill of Kansas City MO; special friends, the Rodney Thornhill family of Altavista, VA; and a host of devoted nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held on Saturday, August 3, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. at Evergreen Baptist Church in Naruna with interment in the church cemetery. Condolences may be expressed at www.JeffressFuneralHome.com. Arrangements were by Jeffress Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Brookneal.