Nancy Johnson Harrelson, 88, died peacefully on Monday, January 18, 2021 at her residence. She was a native of Henderson County. Nancy is the daughter of the late Josiah and Belle Whitt Johnson.
She is preceded in death by her parents; two sons, James W. Harrelson and David M. Harrelson; seven brothers, Joe, Mutt, Pete, Al, Wade, Jim and Jack; and four sisters, Ruby, Louise, Kathryn and Carolyn.
She is survived by a brother, M. Whitt Johnson (Betty Jo) of Fletcher, NC; a son, Carl E. Harrelson (Tanya) of Texas; a daughter, Teresa H. Rogers (Jerry) of Hendersonville, NC; 11 grandchildren; 24 great grandchildren; and a multitude of nieces and nephews.
Nancy retired from East Henderson High School where she was a Guidance Counselor. She traveled upon her retirement and was an avid bridge player. She was a former member of the Pilot Club, Abraham Kuykendall Chapter of DAR, and the Mary Coffin Starbuck Chapter of Colonial Dames.
There will be no public visitation or service at this time due to the pandemic.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Shaw’s Creek Campground and Cemetery. Send donations to Jennifer Norton, PO Box 171, Horse Shoe, NC 28742.
Donations may also be sent to Four Seasons Foundation, 211 N. Main Street, Hendersonville, NC 28792 or by Clicking Here.