Nina Ruth Lowry Lacy, 62 of Sophia went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, May 22, 2012 at the Bowers Hospice House of Southern West Virginia following a short illness. She was born August 7, 1949in Beckley to Madison Woodrow and Evelyn Beatrice Whitehead Lowry and was a 1967 graduate of Sophia High School and also attended Beckley College. Nina was employed with Alpha Natural Resources as an Assistant Safety Director and also worked for RESA as an EMT instructor. She was a longtime paramedic and volunteer rescue member with the Sophia Area and Sophia City Fire Departments. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, traveling, and playing bingo.
Nina is survived by her four children Kimberly Scott and husband Bryan of Sarasota, FL, Kenneth Lacy II and wife Jodie of Crab Orchard, Kelly Lacy and wife Kim of Crab Orchard, and Keith Lacy and wife Kris of Fort Rucker, AL; 12 grandchildren Seth Scott, Ashley Toney and husband Jason, Brett Lacy, Koty Sawyers, Sheyenne Scott, Kourtney Lacy, Zach Green, Zac Pell, Tyler Lacy, Caleb Pell, Kelcie Lacy, and Tanner Lacy; one great-granddaughter Kenna Lacy; two brothers Madison Lowry II and wife Ann of FL and Steve Lowry and wife Susan of CA; two sisters Sharon Lowry-Wood of WV and Annette Morris and husband Pat of WA.
Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 PM on Tuesday, May 29, 2012 at Bethel Freewill Baptist Church in MacArthur with Jim Mitchell officiating. Burial will follow at Hot Coal Cemetery in Coal City, WV. Friends may join the family for visitation on Monday from 6:00 to 9:00 PM at Bethel Freewill Baptist Church. Pallbearers will be firefighters, EMS, and law enforcement.
In lieu of flowers the family requests contributions be made to the Bowers Hospice House of Southern West Virginia, 454 Cranberry Drive, Beckley, WV 25801.