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

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

Nancy touched the lives of everyone who knew her with 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, she was preceded in death two brothers, Billy Tucker and Edsel Tucker of Siler City, and one step-grandchild, Tyler Minton.

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

Flowers will be accepted.

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

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