News and Tribune

November 8, 2013

Nancy Elizabeth Pace Basham

67; Henryville

— Funeral services for Nancy Elizabeth Pace Basham, 67, Henryville, will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12, at Adams Funeral Home & Crematory,  Henryville, with burial to follow at Mt. Zion Cemetery. She died Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, at Norton Hospital after an extended illness.

She was born to the late Harmon and Mary Pace in Harlan County, Ky. Nancy married the love of her life April 30, 1965, in Jeffersonville. She was a self-employed hairdresser until she retired in 2012.

Nancy was an active member of Bethel Baptist Church in Memphis.

 She is survived by her husband of 48 years, Arlis Edward Basham; children, Donald Basham, Jeffersonville, and Monica Schmidt (Dennis), Floyds Knobs; granddaughters, Natalie Basham, Shelby Basham, Lauren Schmidt and Morgan Schmidt; brothers, James Pace and Charles Pace; sister, Marlena Sonner. She is also survived by many brothers and sisters in-laws, nieces, nephews and friends.

She was preceded in death by her brother, Leroy Pace; and sister Mary Pace.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday and after 9 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

The family wishes to thank everyone for keeping Nancy and them in your prayers during her illness. Charitable donations may be made to Kosair Charities, P.O. Box 37370, Louisville, Ky., 40233-7370.

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