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Pamilla Ann "Nanny" Bracy

March 18, 1941 — April 4, 2021

Pamilla Ann "Nanny" Bracy, 80, passed away Easter Sunday, April 4, 2021 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born in Owensboro to the late Charles Rates Lewis, Sr. and Larissa Moorman Lewis.

Pamilla retired from Texas Gas in 1995 after many years of service. She previously worked at the Cigar Factory. Mrs. Bracy was a long-time and active member of Zion Baptist Church. She enjoyed word search puzzles and was known for her outstanding cooking, especially the chess pies! "Nanny" loved spending time with all her large family.

Mrs. Bracy was preceded in death by her husband, Ezell Bracy; a son, Anthony M. Griffith; step-son, Albert Price; brother, Charles Rates Lewis, Jr.; sisters, Deana L. Leak and Joyce M. Fulton; brothers-in-law, Robert Moredock, George Leak, Sr. and Manny Fernandez.

She is survived by children, Cynthia Denise Griffith of Naples, FL, Monroe W. Griffith, III (Janice) of Lawton, OK, Marvin "Danny" Griffith (Zenia) of GA, Keith E. Bracy (Cari) of Owensboro and Leslie A. Bracy of Owensboro, who also served as her caregiver; step-daughter, Daisy Turner of Dayton, OH; siblings, Anita Jackson (Michael), Rev. Larry Lewis (Vivian), Wanda Tinsley (Steve), Knox D. "Denny" Lewis (Joanie), Mona Lisa Tinnin (Curtis), James H. Lewis (Fiance, Karena), Connie S. Moredock, Marion C. Fernandez, Jill A. Higgs (Kenny), John S. Lewis (Yager), Mary J. "Jan" Lewis and Omega K. "Kathy" Lewis; fifteen grandchildren, nineteen great-grandchildren; an aunt, Gladys Moorman Shauntee; a host of nieces, nephews and cousins; and a special friend, Jennetha Wilson.

Public visitation will be Friday from 10:00 AM until 1:00 PM at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory. A service with limited attendance will be held. Burial will be at Owensboro Memorial Gardens.

The number of those attending the visitation or funeral service for Mrs. Bracy shall be within current health and safety directives. Family and friends shall wear appropriate personal protective masks and enter the doors near the flagpole on the Breckenridge Street side of the building.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Western Kentucky, 3419 Wathen's Crossing, Owensboro, KY 42301 or Norton Children's Hospital, 231 E Chestnut St, Louisville, KY 40202.

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Friday, April 9, 2021

10:00am - 1:00pm (Central time)

Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory

900 Old Hartford Rd, Owensboro, KY 42303

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