NANCY LEE LYNCH

Nancy Lee Lynch passed away on February 15, 2021 at the Ringgold County Hospital with her daughter, Meggan, by her side. Nancy was born October 21, 1950 to George and Alverta Dailey she was also greeted by her older brother, Paul Dailey. Nancy grew up living in Ringgold County all her life. She enjoyed riding horses and her family was a member of the Ringgold County Saddle Club. She graduated from Mount Ayr Community High School in 1969. She then went to Americana Beauty school in Des Moines with two of her good friends Janet Barker and Cherri Woollums . After she graduated Beauty School, she married David Lee Lynch of Maloy on September 27, 1970. They had two children, Jason David and Meggan DaNae. Nancy started in being a hairdresser and then later put a shop in their home so she could stay home with her kids. She did a lot of hair for the neighbors and family.
Nancy was a good farm wife as well, she cooked big meals and brought them to the fields along with helping move cattle and raking a field if needed to. She always had a big garden in the summer and enjoyed her flowers as well. Nancy and one of her aunts started a business of painting and papering professionally and soon had many customers. She then went to work with David for Iowa Select they had a mowing business that they did on the side as well.
Nancy was a very kind and caring person that drew people in. Her sister-in-laws’ referred to her often as being just like a sister. All her nephews and nieces love and adored her she always enjoyed having them around and often made cookies and her famous Mac and Cheese for them. Her and David took in their nephew, Robb, for the summer and treated him just like their own. He brought a lot of joy to them. When she became a grandma that was another great joy in her life. She loved taking care of them and spoiling them whenever she could. She enjoyed being a part and watching them grow up.
David and Nancy were baptized in their home in August of 2020.
Nancy is preceded in death by her husband, David; parents, George and Alverta Dailey; brother, Paul Dailey; father-in-law, Bob Lynch, and mother-in-law, Liz Lynch.
She is survived by her son, Jason (Tara) Lynch of Gordon, NE; daughter, Meggan (David) Brown of Grant City, MO; grandkids, Seth Brown, Paige Lynch, Dreven Brown and PJ Lynch; sister-in-law, Teena (Ron) Gater of Columbia, MO; brother-in-law, Alan Craig (Ann) Lynch, of Columbia, MO; brother-in-law, Randall Lynch of Ankeny, IA; sister-in-law, Donita Lynch of Ankeny, IA; along with many nieces and nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.
Services were held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, February 19, 2021 at the Armstrong Funeral Home in Mount Ayr, IA.
Officiating was Pastor Emily Peasley.
Music was “Supermarket Flowers”, “In the Garden” and “I Will Always Love You”.
Casketbearers were Seth Brown, Paige Lynch, Dreven Brown, PJ Lynch, Dave Brown and Robb Lynch.
Honorary pallbearers were Eric Gater, Bethany Morris, Holly Lynch, Valeria Christianson, Brian Gater, Heather Hummel, Emily Nye and Lucas Lynch.
Burial was in the Rose Hill Cemetery in Mount Ayr, IA.
Memorials in her name to be decided.

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