July 27, 1958 - January 18, 2013
Derby, VA Nancy Eads, 54, went to be with the Lord on Friday (Jan. 18, 2013) at her home, surrounded by her family. She was a lifelong resident of Derby. She enjoyed attending church and she was fond of attending the Developmental Services' Adult Activity Center in Big Stone Gap, VA. She was preceded in death by her maternal and paternal grandparents; uncles, Walter Scott and Howard Doyle; and an aunt, Judy Kimbrell Bochoven. She is survived by her parents, Avanell and Melvyn Eads; her sister, Tammy (Harmon) Kilgore; three aunts, Betty (Bill) Mathison, Linda (Sid) Cooper and Una Fay (Michael) Ford; one uncle, Jimmy (Della) Doyle; three nephews, several cousins and a host of other close friends and relatives; and her special friend/caregiver, April Baker. Also, left to mourn her loss is a longtime teacher, Vivian; Joyce Gilbert, Director of the Activity Center, and all of her friends at the Activity Center. The family would like to express their gratitude to Wellmont Hospice nurses, Diane and Barbara, for all of their loving care for Nancy and all of the staff at the Southwest Virginia Cancer Center in Norton, VA. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to 12 noon on Monday at Holding Funeral Home (17 E. 3rd St., N.) in Big Stone Gap, VA. The funeral service will follow in the funeral home chapel with Dr. Roy Smith and the Rev. Jim Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in the American Legion Cemetery with the Rev. Don Childress officiating. Pallbearers will be: Wade Belcher, Sammy Belcher, Adam Kennedy, Tanner Kennedy, Michael Kimbrell and Bill Seabolt. The family wishes memorial donations be made to the Virginia Special Olympics D.S.I., 622 Powell Ave., E., Big Stone Gap, VA 24219. To view the obituary online and offer condolences, please visit www.holdingfuneralhome.com. Holding Funeral Home is honored to serve the Eads family.
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