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“For our Senior English Class, Mrs. Dow arranged, for those who wished, to take a bus to Springfield to see the film OTHELLO, starring Laurence...Read More »
1 of 16 | Posted by: A friend

“Mrs. Dow was a wonderful teacher and person. She was able to motivate me when few could and challenge me to do my best. God bless her and her...Read More »
2 of 16 | Posted by: Dennis Mack - Madison, WI


3 of 16 | Posted by: David and Mary Klaus - IL

“so very sorry for your loss. I loved her class! ”
4 of 16 | Posted by: Cathy (Guthrie) Whitler - IL

“Condolences to Paul and the entire family. I loved her and learned so much from her. She set high expectations and held those expectations for all...Read More »
5 of 16 | Posted by: Kirk and Polly Braun - Houston, TX

“I'm so sorry for your loss. She was a great teacher and an amazing person. ”
6 of 16 | Posted by: Joan Zirkelbach Cain - IL


7 of 16 | Posted by: Penny House - Carlinville, IL

“I am so sorry for your loss. I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers. ”
8 of 16 | Posted by: Jim Beane - Florissant, MO

“I truly wouldn't be where I am today in life if it hadn't been for great teachers like Mrs. Dow (Pocklington). My sincere deepest sympathies! ”
9 of 16 | Posted by: A friend

“Paul, Moms are important and special people. I am sorry for the loss of such a valuable person in your life. My thoughts are with you and your family...Read More »
10 of 16 | Posted by: Kathy Feraris - Springfield, IL

“Heartfelt sympathy, caring thoughts, prayers. When in high school in Carlinville, Mrs. Dow was an outdranding teacher who inspired me to research,...Read More »
11 of 16 | Posted by: Mary (Wilson) von Liski - IL

“Mrs. Dow was a wonderful teacher who taught me Senior English, 1970-1971. I am honored to have known her and seen her happy ways. May she rest in...Read More »
12 of 16 | Posted by: John Renk e n - IL

“Bob and I have many fond memories. We will always think of Nancy when we enjoy our irises. God Bless. ”
13 of 16 | Posted by: A friend

“My thoughts and prayers to Ginny and Paul and family. Mrs. Dow was a great teacher. I was lucky to reconnect with her several years ago and she...Read More »
14 of 16 | Posted by: Amy (Drury) Reeves - Carlinville, IL

“Our condolences to the family. Nancy was a wonderful teacher who touched the lives of many. ”
15 of 16 | Posted by: David & Denise Boente - IL

“I will miss Nancy she was a wonderful women and I'm glad I got the chance to know her ”
16 of 16 | Posted by: Amanda Davis - friend


Nancy was born on September 3, 1934 and passed away on Sunday, September 10, 2017.

Nancy was a resident of Carlinville, Illinois at the time of passing.

After graduating from Blackburn College, she began her teaching career and retired from the Carlinville School District after 27 years of service.

Burial of her urn will be in Mayfield Cemetery near Carlinville. Memorial contributions may be made to: St. Paul's United Church of Christ, 202 N. East St., Carlinville, IL 62626; Blackburn College, 700 College Ave., Carlinville, IL, 62626; American Iris Society, 225 Skyline Drive, Sedona, AZ, 86336, Carlinville Hospital, 20733 North Broad Street, Carlinville, IL, 62626. Saturday, November 04, 2017 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Sangamon Prairie Reception Center 8855 State Route 4 Chatham, Illinois 62629 Memorial gathering of family and friends to share memories and condolences. Celebration of Life Ceremony Saturday, November 04, 2017 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM Sangamon Prairie Reception Center 8855 State Route 4 Chatham, Illinois 62629 Ceremony to celebrate Nancy's life achievements.

Memorial contributions may be made to: St. Paul's United Church of Christ, 202 N. East St., Carlinville, IL 62626; Blackburn College, 700 College Ave., Carlinville, IL, 62626; American Iris Society, 225 Skyline Drive, Sedona, AZ, 86336, Carlinville Hospital, 20733 North Broad Street, Carlinville, IL, 62626. Saturday, November 04, 2017 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Sangamon Prairie Reception Center 8855 State Route 4 Chatham, Illinois 62629 Memorial gathering of family and friends to share memories and condolences.

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