Nancy Bocock Epling, 88, of Martinsville, Va. passed away Thursday, October 7, 2021. She was born March 20, 1933 in Henry County to Peter Franklin Bocock and Mary Campbell Bocock.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James “Jim” Haskel Epling; daughter Donna Few; grandson Cameran Lee Few; sisters, Helen B. Ferguson, Mary Ernestine Bocock, Evelyn Bocock Belcher and Edna Bocock Campbell; and brother Ray Franklin Bocock.
She is survived by her son Randy Allen Epling (Ginger); son-in-law Tim Few; granddaughters Jaime Few Whitlow (John), Stacy Few Peters (JD); grandson Brent Alexander Epling (Abigail); great grandsons, Mason and Eli Whitlow, Luke Peters; great granddaughters Lyra Peters and Caroline Whitlow; sister-in-law Marjorie Richards; and several nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Epling was a graduate of Martinsville High School and a member of the First Baptist Church of Ridgeway. She worked for Central Telephone and at Dupont. She was also a very devoted 30 years volunteer with the American Red Cross.
A visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 10, 2021 at McKee-Stone Funeral Home. A funeral service will follow at 2:00 p.m. and will be officiated by Minister Eric Winn. Interment will follow at Mt. View Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Community Foundation Serving Western Virginia, C/O Donna Few Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 1124, Martinsville, VA. 24114.
The family is very appreciative of the exceptional and compassionate care provided to Mrs. Epling by Connie Manley and Regina Hairston and their staff at Figsboro Adult Care.