Nancy W. McCormick

Published 10:41 pm Saturday, February 26, 2011


Nancy Walthall McCormick, 84, passed away February 26, 2011 at Sentara Heart Hospital.

She was born in Crewe, and was preceeded in death by her parents, Charles C. Walthall and Ethel Gray Walthall, two sisters and three brothers.

Nancy is survived by her husband of 65 years, Reese O. McCormick, Jr.; four daughters, Beth Herndon (Paul) of Scottsville, Dorothy Bryant (Clayton) of Courtland, Margaret Jackson of Courtland, Teresa Bess (Julian) of  Frederick, MD; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two sisters; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Nancy was a member of Courtland Baptist Church and the Franklin Kiwanis Club. She was an advocate of public education, especially in Southampton County, where she gave of her time and money, and spent many hours volunteering at Southampton Middle School.

The funeral will be at 2 pm Wednesday, March 2, 2011, at Wright Funeral Home, Franklin. The Rev. James W. Ricks will officiate. The interment will be at 11 am Thursday at Highland Burial Park in Danville.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Southampton High School Key Club, 23350 Southampton Parkway, Courtland, Va. 23837 or Southampton Middle School Builders Club, 23450 Southampton Parkway, Courtland, VA. 23837.