She was a graduate of Beaver Dam High School and attended Georgetown College. She was retired from Schrecker Supply Company.
Hilda loved the Lord, her family, and her church. She was a long-time member of First Christian Church and was designated Elder Emeritus. She was a member of the choir and the Fa Ho Lo Sunday School Class. She was also a member of the “Primetimers Plus” and enjoyed the many trips and fellowship they had together. She was best known for her work in the church kitchen.
Hilda cherished spending time with her family and was affectionately known as “Nana” to her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John K. Nance; a grandson, Travis Nance; a sister, Patsy Patton; a brother, Tommy Stevens; and a son-in-law Michael Knott.
She is survived by her children, Johnny Nance (Robin), Lisa Knott, Joe Nance (Mary Beth), Lynda Loyd (Tim); grandchildren, Kacy Estes (Jody), Megan Ward (Jared), Molly Keown (Matt), Logan Nance (Morgan), Kristin Thompson (Brandon), Kolby Knott (Rachel), Carrie Nance, Lindsay Loyd, Libby Loyd; and great-grandchildren Ashby Estes, Mya Keown, Will Ward, Atley Thompson, Everly Knott, Lillian Knott.
She will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by family and friends.
A Celebration of Life will be 12 p.m. Friday, May 28, at First Christian Church, where visitation will from will be from 10 a.m. Friday prior to the service. Care is by Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory.
Memorial contributions may be made to:
First Christian Church
700 JR Miller Blvd
Owensboro, KY 42303
c/o Hospice of Western Kentucky
3419 Wathens Crossing
Owensboro, KY 42301
Memories and messages of condolence may be shared with the family of Mrs. Nance at www.glenncares.com.