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It is with great sadness that the family of Nancy Jeanine Dempsey announce her passing on Thursday, November 18, 2021.
Mrs. Nancy Jeanine Dempsey (née Kelley) died peacefully in the Sunny Hills Assisted Living Facility in Sebring, Florida at the age of 68.
Nancy is survived by her daughter, Christine Lynn Chilton, her son Ryan Thomas Chilton, and her daughter Cassandra Mae Roth. She is also survived by her sisters, Brenda Rae Kelley , Diane Kay Belcher (Bryan Hill Belcher), her brother, Todd Charles Kelley, her grandchildren, Benjamin Lowell Chilton and Christian Michael Chilton, her niece Hannah Belcher Cymny, and nephews Austin Kelley, Kyle Kelley, Mason Hill Belcher, and Jackson Bryan Belcher.
She is preceded in death by her father Robert Eldon Kelley, her mother, Arlene Creeden Kelley, and her husband, Jay Richard Dempsey.
Nancy Jeanine Dempsey was born August 21, 1953 in Amarillo, Texas to Robert Eldon Kelley and Arlene Iris Creeden. Nancy spent her childhood in Wisconsin before moving to Jacksonville, Florida with her family in 1970.
Her children remember her as a kind, loving mother who encouraged them to live their lives to the fullest and to pursue their dreams.
Nancy was a kind-hearted vivacious woman who loved gardening, writing, bicycling, and horseback riding. She was passionate about her faith in God, her bible studies, and spreading the word of Jesus to others. She was an active and dedicated member of the Grace Church of Sebring.
A memorial service is scheduled for Monday, November 22, 2021 at 3 PM at the Morris Funeral Chapel in Sebring Florida, with a private family reception to follow.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation at https://www.alzdiscovery.org/…. The family would like to thank staff at both Sunny Hill Assisted Living Facility and VITAS Healthcare for their effort, care, kindness, and dedication in caring for Nancy.