NANCY CATHERINE (CONNOR) KINCHEN
June 1, 1947 – August 20, 2023
Nancy Catherine (Connor) Kinchen, age 76, passed away August 20, 2023, at AHC Nursing Home in Selmer, TN.
She was born June 1, 1947, in Henderson, TN daughter of the late Jackson and Linnie Connor.
She graduated from Chester County High School in 1965. She worked at Scotts Hill Garment Factory, was head of North Chester cafeteria for 10 years, and worked at Millers Big Star for 32 years.
Nancy was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and wonderful friend and neighbor.
She was preceded in death by her parents Jackson and Linnie Connor, a brother Ralph Connor, and sister Mary Cofield.
She is survived by her husband Alton Neal Kinchen; two sons, Alton Wayne Kinchen (Sandy) of Virginia and Jerry Neal Kinchen (Amy) of Henderson; three grandchildren, Kendyl Skye McGee (Adam), Miranda Shea Kinchen, Ethan Neal Kinchen; great grandchild, Maisy Raine McGee; one sister, Linda (Connor) Young and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was a member of Hopewell Baptist Church for 58 years and served as secretary and treasurer.
She was a good cook and collected cookbooks, like to work word search and crossword puzzle books, loved flowers, and watching hummingbirds.
Nancy also accompanied her husband and the Jabz group who went to Eastern Kentucky and West Virginia to provide food, clothing, repaired houses, built new ones, and delivered the word of God. While the men worked Nancy, Loretta Haggard, and the ladies were busy preparing meals to keep those hard workers moving.
She will be greatly missed and was so loved. Neal and Nancy were married 59 years and 4 months.
Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Thursday August 24, 2023, at Shackelford Funeral Directors – East Main Chapel with Wendell Owens, Sammy Patrick, and Johnny Bullman officiating. Burial will follow at Hopewell Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at East Main on Wednesday from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM.
Shackelford Funeral Directors