Asheville - Nancy Scott Thurston Elgin, passed away at home on January 15, 2013.
She was born on February 13, 1935 in Covington, Va., the only daughter of Walter S. and Alice L. Thurston.
She is survived by her children, Carolyn K. Elgin of Rutherfordton, Robert S. Elgin and wife, Michelle of Middleberg, Va.; her brother, Walter Wayne Thurston of Inwood, W.Va. and his children, R. Scott Thurston of Raleigh and Janet T. Grooms of Inwood, W.Va. She was preceded in death by both her parents.
She attended Bridgewater College in Dayton, Va.
She had a long career with the US Air Force at the International Logistics Command, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Dayton, Ohio, where she was able to travel extensively in the course of her work. She retired to Asheville from Dayton in the mid-1990's.
She was a long-time member of Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church and enjoyed the fellowship of its members.
A memorial service will be held in her honor at 11 a.m. Saturday, February 16, 2013 at Grace Covenant, 789 Merrimon Avenue. A luncheon will be served in the reception hall of Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church following the service.