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Nancy Wearley Mathews

d. December 24, 2020

Nancy Wearley Mathews

Nancy Wearley Mathews, 83, of Payne, passed away Thursday, Dec. 24, 2020 at Hearth & Home, Van Wert.

Nancy was born in Fort Wayne, Indiana on July 31, 1937, a daughter of the late Iona (Bainbridge) Wearley and Homer Faulkner Wearley.

She was a control desk supervisor for more than 30 years at Food Marketing in Fort Wayne. Nancy was a member of the Eastern Star. She loved to travel and crochet, but above all things on this Earth, she loved her granddaughter, Karis.

She will be sadly missed by her daughter, Lisa (Robert) Holloway; granddaughter, Karis Holloway and sister-in-law, Margaret Wearley.  She was also preceded in death by her brother, Harley Wearley.

Viewing is Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2020, 4 - 6 pm at Dooley Funeral Home, Payne.

Her funeral service is at Dooley Funeral Home, Payne on Thursday, Dec. 31, 2020 at 10:30 am with viewing one hour prior.

Due to state mandate, guests must wear masks at all times, maintain social distancing, and refrain from contact to keep everyone safe while participating in her viewing and funeral service.

She will be laid to rest in Lehman Cemetery, Payne.

Memorials are to Community Health Professionals, 250 Dooley Drive, Paulding, Ohio 45879.

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Flowers and other tributes may be delivered Wednesday, 9 am to 2 pm, to the flower door at the Payne funeral home.


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