CHERRYVILLE - Nancy McGinnis Veeder, 83, of Roy Eaker Road, died July 7, 2014, at her residence.
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She was born Jan. 29, 1931, in Gaston County, to the late Lawrence Lloyd and Brooks Clawson McGin-nis. Nancy was a lifelong member of First Wesleyan Church and active in the Wesleyan Women. She graduated from Indiana Wesleyan University and spent 30 years as a teacher in elementary education, including Carr Elementary in Dallas. Nancy was a member and past president of the American Legion Womens Auxillary.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, George David McGinnis.
Survivors include her husband of 57 years, Gerald L. Veeder; daughters, Pam Maze (Chris) of Rich-mond, VA, and Teresa Agner (Doug) of Cherryville; grandchildren, Caitlyn, Luke, and Lauren Maze, Brooke Christian (Clayton), and Ben and Betsy Agner; and great-grandchildren, Harper and Ellie Chris-tian, and Elizabeth Agner.
Funeral services will be held 5:30 p.m. Friday at First Wesleyan Church with the Rev. Mark B. Poe offi-ciating.
Burial will be at City Memorial Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 4 to 5:15 p.m. Friday at the church prior to the service.
Memorials may be made to First Wesleyan Church Van Fund, 800 N. Pink St. Cherryville, NC 28021, or in honor of her 30 years of teaching, to the CHS Education Foundation, PO Box 301, Cherryville, NC, 28021.
Condolences may be made at www.carpentersfuneralhome.net.
Carpenter's Funeral Home
1100 E Main St
Cherryville, NC 28021
Published in Gaston Gazette on July 10, 2014