Nancy Ann Baxley, 82, of Seymour, IN, passed away at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis on Sunday, April 23, 2017, surrounded by her family. Nancy was born on May 8, 1934 in Bellefontaine, OH, the daughter of Joseph and Ruth Messner. Nancy was a 1952 graduate of Bellefontaine High School and married Jack M. Baxley on June 15, 1952 in Bellefontaine.
She worked as a secretary for Trinity United Methodist Church, the South IN Conference of the UMC and Schwartz Pharmaceuticals before retiring in 1991. She was married to the love of her life for 62 years before his death on December 8, 2014. Together they enjoyed life at the lake, boating and motorcycle riding. Nancy had a love for music and animals.
Nancy was a deeply committed Christian who was a member of Central Christian Church and recently attended Peter’s Switch Church of the Nazarene. She loved sitting in her Florida room watching the many birds that came to her feeders. She enjoyed being a Guild volunteer and an Office Angel. She also was involved in the prayer shawl ministry and was a prayer warrior for her many friends and family.
Nancy is survived by her daughters; Jacquie (John) Sutphin and Jody (Doug) Heiman; grandchildren; Ryan (Caitlin) Sutphin, Alicia (Ryan) Reedy, Ethan (Kelsey Alexander) Heiman and Caleb (Liz) Heiman; great-grandchildren; Caden and Cohen Sutphin, Alivia and Adelyn Reedy and Levi Heiman, best friend Martha Wilson and Curly Bob.
Her parents, husband, son, Mark Alan “Max” Baxley preceded her in death.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at Burkholder Funeral Chapel where Rev. Doug Heiman, Pastors Jon Carlstrom and Keith Ross will officiate. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Wednesday from 4 until 8 p.m. and on Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until time of service.
Nancy’s burial will be held at Riverview Cemetery after the service.
Memorials can be made to the Red Sky Rescue and H.O.P.P.S. (Helping Our Pediatric Patients Smile, c/o Kosair Children’s Hospital).