Nancy Marie Lashbrook Byrum, 86, of Utica, passed away on Thursday, May 5, 2022 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born December 18, 1935 in Daviess County to the late Alphonso and Mildred Stinnett Lashbrook. Nancy was retired as an elementary school teacher having taught at Blessed Mother School and as an elementary librarian in the McLean County School System. She loved vegetable and flower gardening, was an avid reader, enjoyed knitting and crocheting, and making blankets. Nancy was a member of Blessed Mother Catholic Church where she loved volunteering. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Jim B. Byrum on August 20, 2006 and a son-in-law, Steve Lossie on April 24, 2022.
Surviving are her son, James A. Byrum and wife Bernadette of Lexington; three daughters, Cynthia "Cindy" Lossie of Owensboro, Sandra "Sandy" Roberts and husband Jason of Utica, and Rebecca "Becky" Hargitt and husband Scott of Owensboro; seven grandchildren, Stephanie and Christopher Lossie, Christine, Andrew, and Hannah Roberts, and Lindsey and Allison "Allie" Hargitt; a brother, David Lashbrook and wife Martey of Owensboro; two sisters, Jane Louise Oliver of Fair Oaks, California and Catherine "Cathy" Roberts-Teasley and husband Mike of Owensboro; and numerous nieces and nephews.
The funeral mass for Nancy will be 10 AM Saturday, May 14, at Blessed Mother Catholic Church. Visitation will be from 4 PM until 8 PM with prayers at 7:30 PM Friday and from 8:30 AM until 9:30 AM Saturday at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory.
Memorial contributions may be made to Brescia University, 717 Frederica Street, Owensboro, KY 42301 or to Blessed Mother Catholic Church, 601 E. 23rd. Street, Owensboro, KY 42303. Memories and condolences to the family can be shared at www.glenncares.com.