Nancy Bland

December 21, 1937 ~ September 27, 2019 (age 81)


Nancy Bland, 81, of Greenup, IL passed away at 1:30 AM on September 27, 2019 at Hilltop Skilled Nursing and Rehab Center in Charleston, IL.

Graveside services will be at Ruffner Cemetery at 2:00 PM on Thursday October 3, 2019. The Barkley Funeral Chapel is assisting the family.

Nancy was born in East Peoria, IL on December 21, 1937 to Leonard & Margaret (Marsh) Parnham. She married David Bland on March 18, 1957 and he preceded her in death on May 19, 1994. Surviving are children Gail (Bruce) Black, Deb (Steve) Starwalt, David Bland and Karen Swim; ten grandchildren Cassie, Phillip, Michael, Scott, D.J., Paiton, Kyndal, Spencer, Andrew and Grant; Great grandchildren Riley, Gillian, Jamien, Elsa, Oaklee and Kylar; Sisters Marge Cleveland, Mary Taylor, Annie Wiley, Joy Shallenberger and Carol Marvin. She was preceded in death by her parents, grandchild Kyle; brother Bud Parnham; sisters Ruth Brautigam, Phyllis Calhoun and Betty Morey.

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Graveside Service
October 3, 2019

2:00 PM
Ruffner Cemetery

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