June 23, 2024

Nancy Carol Priest, age 71, of Elkhart, Kansas died Monday, November 17, 2014 at Morton County Care Unit in Elkhart, Kansas.  She was born January 8, 1943 in Hoisington, Kansas the daughter of Glen Cadmus and Loueva Mae (Stoops) Horton.

Nancy was a graduate of Elkhart High School.  She lived in Elkhart throughout her adult life.  Nancy married J.W. Priest on September 28, 1964 in Clayton, New Mexico.  A homemaker, Nancy, enjoyed painting, reading, flower gardening, visiting with her friends, and volunteered at the Morton County Care Center in the beauty shop.  If Nancy knew someone was in need, she was there to help fulfill that need.  She was a caretaker for many people.  Nancy was a member of the Hillcrest Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, J.W. Priest; daughters, Traci Taylor and husband Harve of Rolla, Kansas, Johna Cabrera and husband Anthony of Loveland, Colorado; son, Shannon Priest and wife Amy of Sioux Falls, South Dakota; brother, Glenn Horton and wife Billie of Elkhart, Kansas; eight grandchildren, Dora Olivares and husband Sergio, Megan and Morgan Taylor, Jordan, Jaxon, and Jarett Cabrera, Alexis and Ryan Priest; and four great-grandchildren, Taylor, Nia, David and Sophie Olivares.

Nancy is preceded in death by her parents.

Funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, November 22, 2014 at the Hillcrest Baptist Church in Elkhart, Kansas with Reverend Terrell Giddens officiating.  Interment will follow at the Elkhart Cemetery.  Friends may call from 10:00 AM until 8:00 PM on Friday, November 21, 2014 at Garnand Funeral Home in Elkhart, Kansas.  The family requests memorials may be given in lieu of flowers to the Morton County Library in care of Garnand Funeral Home, PO Box 854, Elkhart, KS  67950.