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Johnsie Marie Miller Dancy

Originally published: Jan. 4, 2013
Last modified: Jan. 4, 2013

Mrs. Johnsie Marie Miller Dancy, 92 years and 10 months of Jefferson the Glendale Springs Community passed away on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, at her home surrounded by her family.

Mrs. Dancy was born on March 3, 1920, in Ashe County, to Columbus "Lum" Michael and Ida Belcher Miller. Mrs. Dancy was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Dennis Dancy; son, Jimmy Lum Dancy and all her brothers and sisters.

Mrs. Dancy was a member of Glendale Springs Presbyterian Church. She loved being a homemaker, was a wonderful cook and she enjoyed making jelly and jam to give family and friends. She was a very giving and loving person to everyone.

Funeral services were held 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, at the Badger Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Sidney Crunk, the Rev. Charles McCoy and the Rev. Russell Sheets. Burial followed in Ashelawn Memorial Gardens.

The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, at Badger Funeral Home.

Mrs. Dancy is survived by two daughters & sons-in-law, Joyce "Joy" & Sonny Vannoy, JoAnn & Phil Rhyne; son & daughter-in-law, Jeff & Audrey Dancy; daughter-in-law, Juanita Dancy all of Glendale Springs; four grandchildren, Jamie (Debbie) Dancy, Joey (Elizabeth) Dancy, John (Sara) Rhyne, Jill Browne; nine great-grandchildren, Jameson, Jackson, Luke, Alec and Ava Dancy, Jacob and Nora Rhyne, Elena and Mason Browne also surviving are several nieces and nephews.

The family respectfully requests no flowers please; memorials may be made to Glendale Springs Presbyterian Church, PO Box 247, Glendale Springs, NC 28629 High County Health Care Hospice, PO Box 421, Jefferson, NC 28640 or a charity of the donor's choice.

Words of comfort and remembrance may be viewed or sent to the family at http://www.badgerfuneralhome.com.

Badger Funeral Home was entrusted with Mrs. Dancy's arrangements.

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