Mrs. Nancy Seavey Nesbitt of Wake Forest passed away on May 25, 2013 in her home surrounded by her family. She was 79 years old.
Born on April 27, 1934 in Jacksonville, FL, Nancy was the daughter of Wesley Worthington Seavey and Ruth Collins Seavey. She graduated from Landon High School and attended Florida State University where she was a member of Sigma Kappa Sorority and the FSU Flying Circus. In 1956 she married U.S. Naval aviator Robert J. Nesbitt and they were married 52 years until Mr. Nesbitt’s death in 2008. During their life together, Bob and Nancy lived in Jacksonville, FL; Panama City, FL; Miami, FL; Dunwoody, GA; and Wake Forest.
Mrs. Nesbitt devoted herself to her family and in service to her church. She served as an elder in the Presbyterian Church U.S.A. and in later years attended Heritage Baptist Church in Wake Forest.
A service to celebrate her life will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday morning, May 28, 2013 at Heritage Baptist Church in Wake Forest. A burial service will be held at a later date at Greenlawn Cemetery in Jacksonville, FL.
Mrs. Nesbitt is survived by her three daughters: Robin Nesbitt Roberts and Rev. James T. Roberts of Clinton, SC; Amy Nesbitt Thomas and Edwin E. Thomas of Wake Forest; and Laura Jean Nesbitt also of Wake Forest. Her five grandchildren, Andrew, Jeannie, Sarah, Mary and Georgia brought her joy and lots of laughter. Her son, Christopher Paul Nesbitt, predeceased her in 1979.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Nancy’s honor to the Building Fund at Heritage Baptist Church of Wake Forest or to the Playground Fund at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Clinton, SC.
Friends may visit with the family immediately following the service in the church fellowship hall.
A service of Bright Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Wake Forest. (919-556-5811)