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Nancy (Dancy) Shore

November 3, 1942 ~ February 16, 2024 (age 81) 81 Years Old

Nancy Shore Obituary

Nancy Dancy Shore, age 81 of Boone, passed away Friday, February 16, 2024.

She was a native of Watauga County and the daughter of the late Archie and Madge Greer Dancy.

Nancy was a member of Middle Fork Baptist Church where she sang in the choir for many years. She had a love for sunflowers and found enjoyment in growing them every year. Gardening and canning was her passion and she always enjoyed cooking meals for her family. Her tomato soup and “Nana’s Famous Cake” was her specialty.

She and her husband Gordon were active members of High Country Classic Cars.

She babysat children in her home for many years until 1980 when she was hired by Appalachian State University. She continued to work for the university until her retirement in 2004.

Nancy was a very loving person. She never met anyone who was a stranger.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Gordon Shore; brothers James Dancy, Bobby Dancy and A.D. Dancy.

She is survived by her son, Jeffrey Shore and wife Linda of Boone; grandsons, Garrett Shore and wife Skyler of Hickory, and Hunter Shore and wife Rachel of Saw Mills; brother-in-law George and wife Ann Shore of Boone. Many nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, February 20, 2024 at 1:00 p.m. in Middle Fork Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Mount Lawn Memorial Park and Gardens, Boone.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 12:00-1:00 p.m. in the church.

The family requests no food please and memorial donations to be made to Middle Fork Baptist Church, P.O. Box 743 Blowing Rock, NC 28605.

Online condolences may be made to the Shore family at the website www.austinandbarnesfuneralhome.com.

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