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Nancy Oler Fackson

   Nancy Ann Oler Fackson, 88, of Richmond, went home peacefully on Friday, June 14, resting comfortably in her bed in the presence of her family.

   Nancy was born in Cincinnati, Ohio on January 25, 1931. She married William LeeRoy Oler on July 24, 1948. They shared 50 years together before his death on February 27, 1999. She later married Bill Fackson on March 4, 2005 and shared 11 years with Bill before his death on October 15, 2016.

   Nancy was formerly a beautician and former owner of the Newport Inn in Fountain City. She enjoyed painting and making earrings.

   Nancy and her sister Pat were two of the original decorators of the tree at the corner of Backmeyer Road and 37th Street in Richmond. They loved decorating that tree, with the help of family and friends, for the community to enjoy.

   Nancy will be missed by her daughters & sons-in-law, Kimberly Ann & Rod Carpenter and Kim Ann & Jaycen West; son-in-law, Bill Jessup; grandchildren, Renee & Bruce Johnson, Gary & Kim Jessup, Amy & Derrick Johnston, and Milissa Craft Cusack & John Cusack; several great-grandchildren and several nieces & nephews.

   In addition to her parents and husbands, Nancy was preceded in death by her daughter, Sara Sue Jessup; son, William Lee Oler; and sister, Pat Shank.

   Mark Miller will celebrate Nancy’s life at 1:30 pm on Tuesday, June18 at the Smith-McQuiston & Webster Funeral Home, 321 US 27 South, Fountain City. Interment will follow in Willow Grove Cemetery.

   Family and friends may gather from 11:00 am–1:30 pm on Tuesday, June 18, at the funeral home.

   Memorial contributions are encouraged for the Reid Foundation for Hospice Care, 1100 Reid Parkway, Richmond, IN 47374 or the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or at www.stjude.org.  


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A Begonia Plant was ordered on June 18, 2019

Expression of Sympathy Jun 18 2019 12:00 AM

Nancy was very kind and a good friend of my Mother's, Geraldine Gough. When I was 13 to 14 years old my Mom had Nancy cut her hair and attended her art class on Monday nights. I always waited up on my Mom from her class to see what she was painting. Mom loved going to her art class and spoke highly of Nancy. My Mom passed away in 1980, so it has been a little while, but I always remembered Nancy and the joy she gave Mom learning how to paint. She painted several pictures. God Bless You family and she is in heaven looking down on you. What a amazing woman.

Angela Bailey Jun 17 2019 12:00 AM

An A Dream in Pink was ordered on June 17, 2019

Expression of Sympathy Jun 17 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Nancy Oler Fackson

Connie mcmillan Jun 16 2019 12:00 AM

My mother and father Joan and Paul Hendrix knew Nancy and her family for years and I always thought they were good people. Kim once babysat for my brother Brent and I! My condolences to he entire family.

Eric Hendrix Jun 16 2019 12:00 AM

An A Little Bit of Sunshine was sent by Ryan and Sheila Shults on June 16, 2019

Expression of Sympathy Jun 16 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Nancy Oler Fackson

Megan Brookshear Jun 15 2019 12:00 AM

Such a wonderful aunt. Always so much fun to be with. Thoughts are with Kim and rest of family.

Marla and Stan Day Jun 15 2019 12:00 AM

A Tulip Vase was sent on June 15, 2019

In loving memory of a very special lady. Stan and Marla Day

Expression of Sympathy Jun 15 2019 12:00 AM

I will always cherish Nancy's kindness, gentle spirit and the love she expressed when I saw her. My sympathy to all the family and friends who mourn her passing. All my love and God's blessings.

Dick Smelser Jun 15 2019 12:00 AM