Nancy L. Alder

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  • "Jamie and Eddie -- My thoughts and prayers are with you and..."
    - Heidi (Anderson) Bowman
  • "Tom, Joyce, Eddie, Jamie-Sorry for the loss of your Mom. ..."
    - Christy (Plunkard) Purdum
  • "Jamie, we are so sorry for your loss! You and your family..."
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Nancy Louise Alder, 74, of Mount Airy, died Saturday, June 16, 2012, at Lorien Assisted Living in Mount Airy, after an extended illness.

Born April 21, 1938, in Watersville, Howard County, she was the daughter of the late Thomas Wilfred "Mr. Will" Fleming and Lottie Virginia Harrison Fleming.

She attended Mount Airy High School and was a member of Mount Airy Baptist Church. She worked at Springfield State Hospital and numerous other nursing homes, Berkline Chair Upholstery and American Enka as a grid winder in Morristown, Tenn.

She was a secretary with Boy Scout Troop 460, a social member of the Mount Airy Volunteer Fire Company, and volunteered with the Mount Airy Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary. She was an avid bowler at Mount Airy Lanes until she took ill in 2005. She enjoyed country and gospel music.

Surviving are sons Eddie Alder and wife Donna Duvall, of Sykesville, Jaime Alder and fiancee Heather Castle, of Manchester, Tom and wife Fran Esworthy, of Lisbon; daughter Joyce and husband Kenneth Kubu, of Damascus; a sister, Ann Brown, of Mount Airy; grandchildren Richard Blake Alder, of Sykesville, and Matthew and Morgan Alder, of Westminster; and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Burrier-Queen Funeral Home & Crematory, 1212 W. Old Liberty Road, Winfield.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Interment will follow in Pine Grove Cemetery in Mount Airy.

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Published in Carroll County Times on June 18, 2012
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