Nancy Faye Furches Blaylock
Published 3:43 pm Sunday, October 16, 2022
Nancy Faye Furches Blaylock, 97, of Greensboro, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022. She was the loving wife of the late John Brittian Blayloc, Sr.
Born on Oct. 15, 1924 in Farmington, she was the daughter of the late Samuel Wade Furches Sr. and Ella Gray Armsworthy Furches.
Nancy grew up with her family in Farmington, North Carolina, on a dairy farm, where many of her extended family still reside nearby. She shared many fond and humorous memories of growing up on the farm with her brothers and sister. She attended Appalachian State Teachers College where she majored in Home Economics Education and later put her degree to practice in Reed’s Crossroads. She met John Blaylock during that time and they later married, moved to Lexington, later to New Bern, and finally Greensboro. Together they raised three boys and spent a life centered around family. In her later years she enjoyed hosting her family for holiday get-togethers and spending time with her neighbors and extended family.
In addition to her parents and husband, she is preceded in death by: 2 brothers, Samuel Wade Furches Jr. and Robert Gray Furches; and 1 sister, Margaret Jean Smith.
Nancy is survived by: her 3 sons, John Brittian Blaylock Jr. (Marilyn), Thomas Michael Blaylock (Karen) and David Wade Blaylock (Jenn); 4 grandchildren, Katey Galyon (J.D.), Brittian Blaylock (Allison), Karoline Blaylock, and Adam Blaylock; and many other beloved nieces, nephews, and cousins.
A service of celebration of Nancy’s life was held on what would have been her 98th birthday, Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022 at 11 a.m. at Hanes Lineberry Funeral Home, 515 N. Elm St. location. The family received friends one hour prior to the service starting at 10. Interment followed at Westminster Gardens Cemetery.
Fond memories and online condolences for Mrs. Blaylock may be left at: www.haneslinesberryfhnorthelm.com.