Nancy Tucker Williams

May 2, 1941 ~ March 24, 2020 (age 78)


Mrs. Nancy Tucker Williams, age 78 of Wilkesboro, passed away Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at her home. 

Graveside services will be held 2:30 PM, Friday, March 27, 2020 at Scenic Memorial Gardens with Rev.  Dr. Susan Pillsbury-Taylor officiating. Prior to the service the family will receive friends from 1:00 – 2:00 PM at Scenic Memorial Gardens Mausoleum.  A celebration of life will be planned for a later date.

Nancy touched the lives of everyone who knew her with her kindness and unconditional love.  She loved flowers, gardening and birds, but her main passion was caring for her family.  She was a loving childcare giver in the home and active member of Union United Methodist Church. 

Mrs. Williams was born May 2, 1941 in Chatham County to James McCree and Mildred Irene Landreth Tucker. 

In addition to her parents, was preceded in death two brothers Billy Tucker and Edsel Tucker of Siler City NC; one step grandchild Tyler Minton. 

She is survived by her husband of 51 years, John Delaney (JD) Williams; two daughters, Penny Minton ( husband Steve) of Wilkesboro, Johnna Phillips ( husband Mike) of Knoxville, Tn; a sister, Diane Burgess ( husband Barry) of Mebane, NC; three brothers Bruce Tucker (wife Teresa) of Raleigh, NC, Tony Tucker (wife Jane) of Bear Creek NC, Gary Tucker (wife Marilyn) of Bear Creek, NC; Four grandchildren, Payton Miller, Morgan Gowan (husband Josh), Colton Miller, and Delaney Phillips; two step grandchildren Hannah Minton and Andrew Minton; and  she leaves behind her special  Knollwood family. 

Flowers will be accepted. 

The family also encourages everyone that loved Nancy to carry on her caring spirit by performing random acts of kindness in her honor. 

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March 27, 2020

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Scenic Memorial Garden Mausoleum
545 Moravian Falls Road
Wilkesboro, NC 28697

Graveside Service
March 27, 2020

2:30 PM
Scenic Memorial Garden
545 Moravian Falls Road
Wilkesboro, NC 28697

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