Nancy Vosburgh Rhyne

October 4, 1930September 21, 2014

Nancy Vosburgh Rhyne, 83, passed away on September 21, 2014, at Rex Hospital in Raleigh. She was born on October 4, 1930, in Shomokin, Pennsylvania. She graduated from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and the University of Maryland with a Master of Public Health. Nancy met her beloved husband, Jimmie Lee Rhyne while working in Baltimore, Md.. They moved to Raleigh, NC in 1976. Education and health were causes that Nancy invested her time. She served on a number of boards over the years including President of North Carolina PTA. Nancy also enjoyed spending time with her family, serving others through her church, and knitting afghans. Survivors include her daughters, Nanette Lewis Rhyne of Raleigh, NC and Sandra Lee Rhyne of Columbia, SC; her step-children, Carol Rhyne Johnson (Billy) of Bradenton, FL, Harris Rhyne (Debbie) of Bradenton, FL, Theresa Marie Rhyne of Durham, NC; her sister, Betty Jane Mette (Howell), of Camp Hill, PA; and lots of nieces and nephews.. She will be truly missed by all who knew and loved her. A memorial service will be held at 4:00 pm Wednesday, September 24, 2014, at Holy Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church. Family will receive friends in the fellowship hall following the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Dr. Jimmie Lee Rhyne Scholarship at the UNC School of Global Public Health, or a charity of your choice. Donations to the Dr. Jimmie Lee Rhyne Scholarship can be made in three ways: • Online at: Enter Rhyne in the blue “Search Funds” box. • Checks made payable to the Public Health Foundation, with Jimmie Lee Rhyne Scholarship on the memo line, mailed to Campus Box 7400, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7400 • Calling UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health at 919-966-0198 You’ll Always Be My Mom

I thank you for the times you have cared And the precious moments that we’ve shared. I thank you as you were always there for me. Mom to me you will always be. I thank you for your gentle touch, The hugs and kisses now mean so much. A hand to hold for all eternity. Mom to me you will always be. I thank you for your unconditional love, Your gift from Heaven Above. Forever embracing me, Mom to me you will always be.


  • Memorial Service

    Wednesday, September 24, 2014


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Brian & Melinda Fischer

September 24, 2014

So sorry for your loss... Love, hugs, and prayers to all the family and friends.

deLois Weeks

September 24, 2014

My deepest sympathy to you and your Family during this most difficult time. I pray that God will surround you with peace.

DeLois Weeks Columbia SC

Althea Counts

September 24, 2014

Praying that God comforts and keeps you during this difficult time.

Larry and Nancy Grush

September 24, 2014

Our sincere condolences to Sandra and Nanette. Nancy was a beautiful person. We have many fond memories of both Nancy and her husband Jimmy.


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