Nancy Ruth Lotz Worsham

Nancy Ruth Worsham
NOVEMBER 20, 1950 – SEPTEMBER 11, 2016
Photo made available by Dunbar Funeral Home


Nancy Ruth Lotz was born on 20 Nov 1950 in Roanoke, Virginia, USA a child of William John Lotz and Frances Cozart Lotz.


When she was 23, she married George Douglas Watts, son of George Ware Watts and Louise Parcell, on 04 May 1974 in Roanoke, Virginia, USA.

“Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988,” database with images, FamilySearch ( : 10 January 2019), > image 1 of 1; from “Virginia, Marriage Records, 1700-1850,” database and images, Ancestry ( : 2012); citing Virginia Department of Health, Richmond.


Nancy Ruth Lotz Worsham died on 11 Sep 2016 in Elgin, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA.  She was buried on 17 Sep 2016 in Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, USA at Fort Jackson National Cemetery. Her cause of death was multiple sclerosis.

Nancy Lotz Worsham

ELGIN – Nancy Lotz Worsham, 65, stepped into glory on September 11, 2016 after a long battle with multiple sclerosis. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, September 17, 2016 at 3:00 pm at Dunbar Funeral Home, Northeast Chapel. The family will receive friends following the service.

Nancy was born in Roanoke, VA to the late Frances C. Lotz and William J. Lotz. After graduating from Cave Spring High School, she attended Hollins College completing a degree in Sociology in 1973. Nancy trained and showed American Saddlebred horses. While teaching horseback riding Nancy worked with learning disabled children in a therapy program at her stable.

She is survived by her husband, Douglas M. Worsham; son, Sam Watts and wife Meredith and their two sons; William and Mason; brother, Bill Lotz and wife Condit; sister, Sara L. Powell and husband Bill and their daughters, son-in-law, granddaughters; stepchildren; Leslie Glade and husband Paul, Tracie Vasquez, Ronnie Worsham and three step grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to Blaney Baptist Church, PO Box 305, Elgin, SC 29045.

Please sign the online guestbook at

September 14, 2016  State (published as The State)  
Columbia, South Carolina
Page 19
Sec 7 Lot 176
Fort Jackson National Cemetery
Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina, USA
Added by Rich Tinneny

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