Mrs. Nancy M. Swisher, 80, of Lebanon, passed away June 2, 2020.
Nancy was born July 26, 1939 in Lebanon, IN, the daughter of the late Charles H. and Mary (Neal) Butner. Mary was later remarried to Charles Wallace.
On Sept. 27, 1957 Nancy married her high school sweetheart George Allen Swisher. Nancy helped him raise their children and helped on their family farm.
A longtime resident of Boone County, Nancy graduated from Lebanon High School in 1957 where she enjoyed being in Sun Beams and Choir. Nancy had worked at Stewart Warner, Economy Fire and Casualty Insurance, and was working at Western Reserve Mutual when she retired.
Nancy was a voracious reader, always with a book in hand. She enjoyed gardening and watching NASCAR, always pulling for a Jeff Gordon win. She also liked watching the Colts, was an avid IU and Bobby Knight fan and enjoyed lunch with the “LHS” girls.
Nancy loved being surrounded by her family, friends, grandchildren and great grandchildren; enjoying all their activities and adventures.
Survivors include her husband, Allen Swisher; children, Bret Swisher of Indianapolis, Debbie (Phil) Ross of Lebanon, and Tammy (Curtis) Clanton of Jamestown; grandchildren, Eric (Kim) Clanton of Jamestown, Melissa (Josh) Tinkler of Wurtland, KY, Neal Ross (Daisy Brey) of Littleton, CO, and Amanda (Dylan) Wildman of Thorntown; great grandchildren, Lucas (Kayleigh) Melton, Alyssa Melton, McKenzie, Eli and Emily Tinkler and Broden Wildman; and a step-sister, Peggy (Wallace) Blitz of Santa Fe, NM. In addition to her parents, Nancy was preceded in death by a brother, Charles M. Butner.
Family and friends will gather Friday, June 5, 2020 for visitation from 10 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 2 p.m. in the Strawmyer & Drury Mortuary, 2400 N. Lebanon Street, Lebanon. Nancy will be laid to rest at Pisgah Cemetery in Montgomery County. You are invited to visit the website www.strawmyerdrury.com where you may sign her online register and leave a personal message.
In lieu of flowers, the family prefers donations be made in Nancy’s memory to the Boone County Cancer Society, 117 W. Elm St., Lebanon, IN 46052.