OBITUARY

Nancy Gatewood Crosby

February 26, 1932August 21, 2015
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Nancy Crosby, 83, of Greensburg passed away on August 21, 2015, at the Community North Hospital. She was born on February 26, 1932, in Shelbyville, Indiana, the daughter of Everett and Violet Gatewood. Nancy was a 1949 graduate of Waldron High School. On March 26, 1950, at the Shelbyville Christian Church, she married George Crosby. Nancy was a farmer’s wife and mother for over 65 years; she was co-owner of Crosby Veterinary Supplies in Greensburg for over 40 years. Nancy was a member of the Lucky Fifteen, Clay Township Home Ec. Club, Jobst Daughters, Eastern Star, American Agri Women, Officer and member of Associated Milk Producers Women’s Auxiliary, a Sunday School Teacher at Burney United Methodist Church, and she attended the St. Paul Union Chapel United Methodist Church.

Survivors include: Husband- George Crosby; Children- Karen (David) Barker, Tom (Jackie) Crosby, Debbie Wortman, and Don (Myra) Crosby; Grandchildren- Mike Barker, Matthew Barker, Dana Chandler, Alan Crosby, Cara Chitwood, Chastity Wilke, Brenda Crosby, Laura Crosby, Ryan Crosby, and Austin Crosby; Great Grandchildren- Hope Barker, Kacey Barker, Brody Barker, Cory Banaschak, Jessica Banaschak, Jack Wilke, Cooper Wilke, Clayton Wilke, Alexander Chandler, and Amelia Chandler. She was preceded in death by: Son-in-law, Jay Wortman and Granddaughters, Kimberly Barker and Beth Barker.

A visitation for family and friends will be held at the Gilliland Howe Funeral Home on Tuesday, August 25, 2015, from 3:00 pm until 7:00 pm. Funeral Services will be Wednesday, August 26, 2015, at 10:30 at the Gilliland Howe Funeral Home. Rev. Dawn L. Barnes will be officiating. Burial will follow at the St. Paul Union Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made to the American Heart Association or to the Greensburg Public Library. Online condolences can be made to the family at www.gilliland-howe.com.

Services

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, August 25, 2015

  • Funeral Service

    Wednesday, August 26, 2015

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Betty Wampner

August 31, 2015

Sorry to hear of Nancy's passing, we lived in the old Crosby Farmhouse for eighteen years near St. Paul. It is no longer there. My love and thoughts are with your family. Dave and Betty Wampner

Susan Sexton Hull

August 28, 2015

What a great woman. I tagged along with my dad, Paul, and spent many hours on the farm as a child. Nancy was always very kind to me. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

August 25, 2015

Our love and thoughts are with you at this sorrowful time. We love you and pray for your family in their grief. Love, Bill and Faye

evelyn kramer

August 25, 2015

she will be missed you all have our sympathy

Morris&Waneta Goodwin

August 25, 2015

Celebrating a life well lived. We will cherish the memories forever.

August 25, 2015

Deb and Family- Our hearts go out to all of the family for your loss. Keep God close and he will lessen your pain and sorrow. Sherry, Kevin and Family

Janey and Tony Livingston

August 24, 2015

What a special lady. Loved seeing her at church and getting one of her wonderful hugs. We will certainly miss her.

Anne Currie

August 24, 2015

A mom's hug lasts long after she lets go.- author unknown

Shannon Jenks

August 24, 2015

Debbie Wortman - Hugs and prayers to you and your family. Shannon Basey Jenks

Jennie Doty

August 23, 2015

Nancy was always like a Mother to me as well as a trusted friend. Rest in peace

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