Born January 1, 1940, in Boonsboro, MD, she was the daughter of the late Russell Hutzell and Virginia (Whittington) Hutzell.
Nancy was a 1957 graduate of Boonsboro High School and a member of Valley Grace Brethren Church in Hagerstown.
She was formerly employed at Newberry’s, Kay Jewelers, and Lewis Coss Furniture. Nancy retired from the Clear Spring Town Hall in 2000, where she was the town clerk for 18 years.
She was an avid traveler and loved going to the beach. She enjoyed skiing, nascar races, and playing cards. Most of all, Nancy cherished the time she spent with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Nancy is survived by her loving husband of 58 years, Merle Keefer Sr., of Clear Spring; two sons, Merle Keefer Jr (Brenda Rhinaman) of Hagerstown and Rodney Keefer (Melissa) of Clear Spring; daughter, Tammy Leigh (Michael) of Hagerstown; sisters, Edna Smith, Linda Hill, and Doris Rubeck, all of Hagerstown; brothers, Ronald and Richard Hutzell of Hagerstown and Donald Hutzell of Boonsboro; grandchildren, Angela and Joseph Miller, Heather Leigh, Amanda and Jeff Ryan, Brandon Keefer, Trisha Leigh, and Zachary Keefer; great-grandchildren, Andrew Miller, Hunter Miller, Tanner Miller, Jeremy Keefer, and Luke Ryan; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Nancy was preceded in death by two brothers, Bobby and Leonard Hutzell.
There will be no viewing or visitation.
A memorial service will be held on Thursday, January 18, 2018 at 7:00 pm at Valley Grace Brethren Church, 17310 Gay Street, Hagerstown, MD 21740 with Pastor Dan Pritchett officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Valley Grace Brethren Church, 17310 Gay St, Hagerstown, MD 21740.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.thompsonfhinc.com.
Donald Edwin Thompson Funeral Home, Inc. is honored to serve the family.