OBITUARY

Nancy B Epling

March 20, 1933October 7, 2021
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Nancy Bocock Epling, 88, of Martinsville, Va. passed away Thursday, October 7, 2021. She was born March 20, 1933 in Henry County to Peter Franklin Bocock and Mary Campbell Bocock.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James “Jim” Haskel Epling; daughter Donna Few; grandson Cameran Lee Few; sisters, Helen B. Ferguson, Mary Ernestine Bocock, Evelyn Bocock Belcher and Edna Bocock Campbell; and brother Ray Franklin Bocock.

She is survived by her son Randy Allen Epling (Ginger); son-in-law Tim Few; granddaughters Jaime Few Whitlow (John), Stacy Few Peters (JD); grandson Brent Alexander Epling (Abigail); great grandsons, Mason and Eli Whitlow, Luke Peters; great granddaughters Lyra Peters and Caroline Whitlow; sister-in-law Marjorie Richards; and several nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Epling was a graduate of Martinsville High School and a member of the First Baptist Church of Ridgeway. She worked for Central Telephone and at Dupont. She was also a very devoted 30 years volunteer with the American Red Cross.

A visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 10, 2021 at McKee-Stone Funeral Home. A funeral service will follow at 2:00 p.m. and will be officiated by Minister Eric Winn. Interment will follow at Mt. View Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Community Foundation Serving Western Virginia, C/O Donna Few Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 1124, Martinsville, VA. 24114.

The family is very appreciative of the exceptional and compassionate care provided to Mrs. Epling by Connie Manley and Regina Hairston and their staff at Figsboro Adult Care.

  • FAMILY

  • Peter Franklin Bocock, Father (deceased)
  • Mary Campbell Bocock, Mother (deceased)
  • James "Jim" Haskel Epling, Husband (deceased)
  • Donna Few, Daughter (deceased)
  • Cameron Lee Few, Grandson (deceased)
  • Helen B. Ferguson, Sister (deceased)
  • Mary Ernestine Bocock, Sister (deceased)
  • Evelyn Bocock Belcher, Sister (deceased)
  • Edna Bocock Campbell, Sister (deceased)
  • Ray Franklin Bocock, Brother (deceased)
  • Randy Allen Epling, Son
  • Ginger Epling, Daughter-in-law
  • Tim Few, Son-in-law
  • Jamie Few Whitlow, Granddaughter
  • John Whitlow, Jamie's husband
  • Stacy Few Peters, Granddaugher
  • JD Peters, Stacy's husband
  • Brent Alexander Epling, Grandson
  • Abigail Epling, Brent's wife
  • Mason Whitlow, Great Grandson
  • Eli Whitlow, Great Grandson
  • Luke Peters, Great Grandson
  • Lyra Peters, Great Granddaughter
  • Caroline Whitlow, Great Granddaughter
  • Marjorie Richards, Sister-in-law
  • DONATIONS

  • Community Foundation Serving Western Virginia

Services

  • Visitation

    Sunday, October 10, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Sunday, October 10, 2021

  • Interment

    Sunday, October 10, 2021

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Mary Richardson

October 12, 2021

Stacy and family,
I am so sorry to hear about your grandmother. I didn't receive word of her passing until after the funeral. I would love to have been there. I think about you all the time. Please know that you are loved.

Mary Dell Richardson

Mamie Valentine

October 10, 2021

I am so truly sorry to hear about the passing of my fellow classmates mother. Randy you and your family are in my prayers. I pray strength and peace for you. I'm sure we are all thinking of you.

Debbie McKinney

October 8, 2021

I have enjoyed being in the same facility as Nancy! She was smart, funny, and loved and will be missed! Love and prayers to all the family which I have also loved during her stay here at Figsboro/ Suncrest!

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