Nancy Christina Spyers, age 93, of Olney, passed away Saturday Sept. 14, 2013 at the Gamma Road Lodge Nursing Home in Wellsville. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 21, at the Olney Methodist Church in Olney, with Rev. John Ray officiating. Burial will be in the Olney Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Saturday from 10 a.m. until time of services.
She was born Sept. 30, 1919 in Olney, the daughter of John Downing and Mellie Preston Riddle Duvel. She married Eugene B. Spyers on Aug. 19, 1941. He preceded her in death on Feb. 20, 1971.
Survivors include nieces and nephews Steve Sanderson, Marlene Kut, Tom Davidson, Yvonne Capps, Duaine Duvel, Randy Duvel, and Jennifer Bost; other great nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, siblings Juanita O. Straub, Ella Mae Ryan, Maxine Sanderson, John T. Duvel, and Richard P. Duvel; nephew Gary A. Davidson.
Nancy worked at the family store for many years as well as the Olney post office, where she was post master from 1952 until 1982, when she retired. She was a member of the Olney Methodist Church. She enjoyed fishing with her sisters and friends. She crocheted many afghans for family and friends. She enjoyed being outdoors and spending time with her family camping.
Serving as pallbearers will be Christi Nagl, Jennifer Capstick, Lisa Kellenbrink, Matthew Davidson, Jerry Kut, and Todd Sanderson.
Memorials may be made to the Olney Methodist Church or the Olney Cemetery. Online condolences may be left at www.muddveach.com