Nellie Frances Foltz
Nellie Frances Foltz
  • June 4, 1916 - December 8, 2010
  • Stanley, Virginia

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Mrs. Nellie Higgs Foltz, 94, a resident of Stanley,VA, passed away on December 8, 2010 at her residence.

A daughter of the late John F. and Mary Elizabeth Sheets Higgs, she was born on June 4, 1916 in Rockingham County.

Mrs. Foltz retired from Luray Textile in 1978 where she was an inspector. She was a member of Newport Church of the Brethren and the Women's Fellowship.

On March 7, 1936, she married, Amos N. Foltz who preceded her in death on September 13, 1986.

Surviving are nieces and nephews including Wanda P. Wenzel of Luray, Brenda Neese of New Market, Bonnie Foltz of Richmond, Jerry Foltz of Appomattox and Donnie Nelson of Stanley. She was the last survivng member of her immediate family.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, December 11, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. at Newport Church of the Brethren with Rev. Kent Bennett officiating. Burial will be in Newport Cemetery.

Members of the family will receive friends 6-8:00 p.m. Friday evening at the church. Friends may also call at the home of Wanda Wenzel, 1012 Harper Valley Road in Luray at anytime.

Memorial contributions may be sent to Newport Church of the Brethren, 408 Newport Road, Shenandoah, VA 22849 or to Page One, 42 West Main St., Luray, VA 22835.

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