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Nancy R. Wharton

Nancy Wharton, 80, of Amanda, lost her battle with Alzheimer’s on  Sunday, March 22,  2015 at the Inn at Fairfield Village.

Nancy was born May 22, 1934 in Lancaster, Ohio, to the late Ralph and Ruth Clark, who along with her sister Pat (Gene) Battles preceded her in death. In 1951, she graduated from Amanda High School, she was also a proud Ohio State Buckeye (’55). Nancy was a teacher at Amanda Clearcreek and a homemaker, while her life took her many places, Amanda was always her home.

Nancy is survived by her loving husband of 60 years, George “Dick” Wharton, her three children, Staryl Wharton, Scott Wharton, Brent (Michele) Wharton, and her four grandchildren, Heather Wharton, Thomas Wharton, Shawn Wharton and Kiersten (Jared) Bestgen.  She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.  The family would like to thank the Inn at Fairfield Village and Fairhope Hospice for the wonderful care they have provided throughout Nancy’s illness.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Thursday at the Taylor Funeral Home in Amanda with Pastor Terry Borah officiating.  Burial will follow in Amanda Twp. Cemetery.  Friends may call from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.  The family asks that in lieu of flowers, a donation be made in Nancy’s name to the Alzheimer’s Disease Research Fund at the Ohio State University by visiting www.neurology.osu.edu

While Nancy has gone to be with the Lord her memory lives on in the hearts of her family and in those whose lives she touched. She is loved and will be missed.

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You have our deepest, most heartfelt sympathy in your time of sorrow.  We will keep you in our thoughts and pryers.     Noah and Joyce Ann Blosser

Noah and Joyce Ann Blosser Mar 30 2015 12:00 AM

Aunt Nancy , Have a peaceful day on this your final journey. As you move on from this plain know that you will be missed , I have such fond memories of our family all together . the laughter and tears .To all of you Uncle Dick, Staryl, Scott, and Brent hugs and warm thoughts to you... I know your loss is great you will be immune thoughts today I only wish I could be there with you . Please  take care of each other .

Tracy Mitchell Taylor, Ben & Jason Mitchell Mar 26 2015 12:00 AM

Dear Scott and family,
so very sorry for your loss
you have my deepest sympathy and prayers
Very Sincerely,
Susan Welsh

Susan Welsh Mar 25 2015 12:00 AM

Dish Garden was sent by Rand and Beth.

All our love and prayers Rand and Beth (Byington)Smith

Beth Smith Mar 25 2015 12:00 AM

Comforting Wishes was sent by Ralph Battels and Michelle Flemmings.

Sending our love and deepest sympathies. We'll miss you Aunt Nancy. From Ralph and Michelle

Michelle Flemmings Mar 24 2015 12:00 AM

We have known The Wharton family for many years. Sorry to hear of her passing.
Our condolences to the family.
Bruce and Melissa Holter

Bruce & Melissa Holter Mar 24 2015 12:00 AM

GARDEN PATH was sent by John And Darlene Dycus.

we are saddened by you loss and hope you find solace in knowing that she with the lord almighty. With deepest understanding and sympathy John and Darlene Dycus

John Dycus Mar 23 2015 12:00 AM