Nancy Ashford Housley


Nancy Ashford Housley, age 75, passed away at The University of Utah Medical Center on Dec. 26, 2021, in Salt Lake City, Utah. She was born on April 21, 1946, in Kemmerer, Wyo., the daughter of Osborn D. and Joy Enise (Dellinger) Ashford.

She married S. Cyril Housley and they later divorced. To this union, a son, Justin Neil Housley, was born.

Nancy spent many years working as a CNA at the Wyoming State Hospital in Evanston, Wyo., and also spent many years working at other jobs throughout her life, including bartending at The Eagle Bar in LaBarge, Wyo.

Nancy was an avid quilter, seamstress and loved to spend time with family camping, and especially enjoyed being around her grandchildren.

Nancy is survived by her son, Justin N. Housley of LaBarge, Wyo.; granddaughters, Hannah Housley and Gracie Housely. She is also survived by a sister, Connie Whitaker, of Evanston, Wyo.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Jim Ashford.

Memorial services to celebrate her life were conducted at the LaBarge LDS Chapel on Friday, Jan. 7, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. Inurnment followed services at the Viola Cemetery, Viola, Wyo.

Ball Family Chapel of Kemmerer was entrusted to arrangements.

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