April 23, 1947 - May 24, 2021
Nancy Weeks Ashby, 74, left her earthly home on Monday, May 24, 2021, surrounded by her family to be welcomed into her heavenly home by her Savior, Jesus Christ. Nancy is survived by her loving husband of 33 years, Calvin Ashby; daughter, Crystal Vernon (Michael) of Mayodan; stepdaughter, Teresa Rakestraw (Larry) of Madison; stepson, Mike Ashby (Robyn) of Mayodan; six grandchildren of whom she was very proud, Seth Vernon of Mayodan; Air Force SSgt Jacob Vernon of Alaska; Tristan Rakestraw of Madison; Taylor Rakestraw of Charlotte; Jacob Joyce and Jeremy Ashby of Mayodan; two brothers, Lewis Weeks (Marie) of Trinity and David Weeks (Carolyn) of Fayetteville; brother-in law, Cecil Ashby (Barbara) of Suffolk,VA; and several nieces and nephews. Nancy was born April 23, 1947 to the late Roy L. Weeks and Elsie B. Weeks. She was also preceded in death by her stepson, Brian Ashby, and a loving sister-in-law, Linda Ashby Powell. Nancy was an active member of Woodbine Baptist Church; a member of the choir, WMU Director, taught children and youth in Sunday School, Vacation Bible School Director, bulletin secretary, and served alongside her husband, Calvin, as Sunday School Director for many years. Nancy was also known and appreciated for her community service. She was an active member of Mayo Mtn Home Extension, a member of the MM Fellowship Choir, volunteered for the American Red Cross and served on the board of directors for Hands of God. Nancy was recognized as Woman of the Year for Western Rockingham Chamber ABWA and outstanding service as their president. She was also an outstanding member of the Western Rockingham Extension Homemaker Club. Nancy was a very hard and dedicated employee for 37 years at Burlington Industries (Plant 10). She also worked 2 years for the American Red Cross, 4 years for Unifi, and retired in 2012 after working 5 years for Morehead Memorial Hospital. A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Friday, May 28, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. at Woodbine Baptist Church, Mayodan, with Dr. Thane Barnes, Pastor, officiating. Burial will take place at the Mayodan Municipal Cemetery following the service. The family will receive friends at Ray Funeral Home on Thursday, May 27, 2021 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to: Woodbine Baptist Church, 7546 NC 135, Mayodan, NC 27027; Hands of God, P. O. Box 358, Madison, NC 27025 or Hospice of Rockingham County, P. O. Box 281, Wentworth, NC 27375. Services are entrusted to Ray Funeral Home, Madison, NC.
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