Floral 09

Mary Louise (Blankenship) Nance

April 29, 1928 ~ December 18, 2018 (age 90)


Mary Louise Blankenship Nance, 90, of Flatwoods, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018, at home surrounded by her family.

She was born April 29, 1928, in Olive Hill, Ky., the daughter of the late Lego Blankenship and the late Kate Wampler Blankenship.

In addition to her parents, Mary was preceded in death by a son, Charles “PeeWee” Nance; a granddaughter, Melissa Nance; a sister, Nilace Bauers; and two brothers, Dick Harris and Shelby Blankenship.

Mary was a homemaker and a member of Shawnee Church of God. She enjoyed cooking, working in her flower beds and taking care of family and friends.

She is survived by her husband, Marshall Nance; three daughters, Marsha (Russell) Bowling, Teresa (Jim) Roark and Phyllis Ann Houtkooper; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; a brother Jr. (Pauline) Harris; and a sister, Emma Lee Jessee.

Funeral services will be at noon Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018, at Shawnee Church of God in Flatwoods. Burial will be in Kentucky Veterans Cemetery North East in Greenup County.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday at the church.

Flowers may be sent or donations in Mary’s memory may be made to Shawnee Church of God, 1303 Beth Ann Drive, Flatwoods, KY 41139.

Carman Funeral Home in Flatwoods is in charge of arrangements.

Condolences may be sent to carmanfuneral.com.

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December 20, 2018

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Shawnee Church of God
1303 Beth Ann Drive
Flatwoods, KY 41139

Funeral Service
December 20, 2018

12:00 PM
Shawnee Church of God
1303 Beth Ann Drive
Flatwoods, KY 41139


Kentucky Veterans Cemetery Northeast
100 Veterans Memorial Drive, EastPark on the Industrial Parkway
Grayson, KY 41143

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