Nancy Hammond Johnston Kinzer, 83, of Staunton, widow of James Leslie Kinzer Jr., died Sunday, June 6, 2021 at Augusta Health.
She was born October 6, 1937 in Botetourt County, a daughter of the late Abner Nash II and Lena (Hickok) Johnston.
Family members include a son, George L. “Stormy” Kinzer; two daughters, Nancy K. Claywell and Suzanna Howdyshell Stephenson and husband, Fred Stephenson Jr.; two sisters, Helen Coffey and Martha Hiner; five grandchildren, James Howdyshell and wife, Angela, Virginia Wood, Austin Claywell, Scott Mosher, and Elizabeth Mosher; five great-grandchildren, Abigail Wilson, Amelia Wood, Isaiah Howdyshell, Timothy Howdyshell, and Ayden Howdyshell; six special nieces and nephews, Carol, Janice, Jeff, Pamala, Randy, and Abner; her special friends Celena Gutshall and Janet and Shawn Linen of Florida; and many special friends and neighbors at Gypsy Hill House.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Lavinia K. Mosher, and a brother, A.N. Johnston III.
A celebration of life service will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 26, in the Henry Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. David C. Whitesell. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service in the funeral home.
She was cremated at her request. Burial will be private.
If desired, in lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Augusta Regional SPCA, P.O. Box 2014, Staunton, 24401 or Valley Program for Aging Services, P.O. Box 817, Waynesboro, 22980.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.henryfuneralhome.net.