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Nancy Ann Green Azbill, 78, wife of Ralph Azbill, died February 8, 2018 at the Compassionate Care Center in Richmond.
Born in Richmond on November 3, 1939, she was the daughter of the late John William Green and Ethel Green McLaughlin. She was a graduate Madison High School and attended The Kentucky Business College. Nancy was a homemaker and a member of the First United Methodist Church. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and loyal friend.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by her children: Melanie (Mark) Abeling of Independence, KY, John (Jackie) Azbill of Fayetteville, NY, Leslie (Chris) Cloonan of Honeybrook, PA, and Jason (Jenny) Azbill of Catonsville, MD. She also leaves behind her grandchildren, Megan Abeling (Colbie Smith), Matthew (Emily) Abeling, Aidan Azbill, Eli Azbill, Casey Ann Cloonan, Sierra Cloonan, Cole Cloonan, James Azbill, Sam Azbill and her step-grandson Nick Adams. She is also survived by her sister, Sterlan Lawson, her sisters-in-law Virginia Tate and Vaugnetta Major, her brother-in-law Norvelle Azbill, her special nieces Carlavon Wells and April Benton, and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her stepfather Enoch McLaughlin; three brothers-in-law: David Tate, Glen Major and Chester Lawson; and a sister-in-law: Ruth Azbill.
Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 AM Friday, February 16, 2018 at the Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home with Rev. Bruce Nettleton officiating. Interment will follow in the Richmond Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 5-9 PM Thursday evening, February 15, 2018 at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will include the grandsons.
Honorary pallbearers will include her dearest friend, Joy Lee Duncan Scoates and the members of The First United Methodist Church Decorating Committee.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to The Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Alliance, Post Office Box 32141, New York, NY 10087-2141 or to The Hospice Compassionate Care Center, 350 Isaacs Lane, Richmond, KY 40475.
Published on February 9, 2018
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