McDaniel, Nancy S.

Active Member Of Red Bank United Methodist Church

  • Monday, June 17, 2024
Nancy S. McDaniel
Nancy S. McDaniel

Nancy S. McDaniel passed away on June 15, 2024.

She was born on Sept. 12, 1932, to Paul and Lucille Shelton. Nancy graduated from Chattanooga High School in 1950, won a scholarship to UC (UTC), earned a secretarial certificate after two years, and was then employed by TVA In 1953. She married her college sweetheart, Harold, who preceded her in death.

Nancy returned to UTC and graduated with a BS in Business Education in 1971. She was a member of Kappa Delta Sorority, Kappa Chi Epsilon, Mortar Board, and the Alpha Society.

Nancy was an active member of the Red Bank United Methodist Church, the pianist of her Sunday school class, UMW president, on the kitchen crew, a prayer warrior, and a nursery volunteer. Her favorite ministry was visiting shut-ins.

She was a compassionate person who loved the Lord, her church, and her family. A seamstress since her youth-she made many quilts in her later years. Nancy was also very well read.

She was preceded in death by her husband Harold; her parents; son, Edward; brother, Dr. Paul Shelton and wife Jean; niece, Dr. Charlotte White; and special Aunt Daisy Harrington.

She is survived by three children, Frances Parnell (Randy), Dean, and Greg (Patti) McDaniel; eight grandchildren, John, Jenny Parnell, Jackie Crouch (Kent); Luke, Zachary, Malorie, Paul and Jacob McDaniel; one great grandchild, Cooper; a Nephew, Dr. Steve Shelton (Cindy); and niece, Paula Robin (Dave).

Visitation will be at Chattanooga Funeral Home North Chapel on Wednesday, June 19, from 4-8 p.m. and at Red Bank United Methodist Church on Thursday, June 20, from 10:30-11:30 a.m. The funeral service will follow at 11:30 a.m. with Pastor Ken Sauer officiating.

Nancy will be laid to rest alongside her beloved husband, Harold, at Chattanooga National Cemetery.

The family would like to thank the staff of LifeCare of Hixson, Bledsoe County Nursing Home, Amedysis Hospice, Dr. Scott Dibrell, as well as her caregivers: Sandra Clayton and Joyce Wright.

Honorary pallbearers will be Shaw Murray Class, Maple Acres Women's Club, and Thursday Quilters. Memorial gifts may be made to RBUMC.

In lieu of flowers, those who wish may make memorial contributions to Red Bank United Methodist Church in Mrs. McDaniel’s honor.

Arrangements are under the care of the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson. Please share your thoughts and memories at www.chattanooganorthchapel.com.

Nancy S. McDaniel
Nancy S. McDaniel
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