Obituary of Nancy Settle
Cowlesville – Mrs. Nancy J. Settle, 80, of Cowlesville, passed away on Friday, September 1, 2017 at Sisters of Charity Hospital, St. Joseph's Campus, in Cheektowaga while under hospice care.
Mrs. Settle was born June 22, 1937 in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, a daughter of the late Clifford Davis, Sr. and Pearl Grant Davis.
A member of Wales Center Community Baptist Church, she was a former member of Calvary Baptist Church and a member of the former Rebekah Lodge in Cowlesville. Nancy's family was the focal point of her life as she enjoyed spending with them; especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She loved sitting on her front porch with her husband watching the birds and deer on their property. Nancy loved watching sunsets and all the beauty that living in the country provided. She babysat many of the neighborhood children as well as her own grandchildren.
A woman of deep faith, she prayed daily and was grateful to God for everyday of life she was given. She loved listening to Elvis Presley music, especially during the Christmas season and would proclaim that Christmas didn't "officially" begin until she heard Blue Christmas. Nancy enjoyed decorating her home for every holiday throughout the year. She enjoyed word search puzzles and visiting with friends.
She is survived by her husband, Ronald W. Settle, Sr., whom she married September 21, 1956; her children, Ronald W. Settle, Jr. of Cowlesville and Lori (Charles, Jr.) Pautler of Corfu; her grandchildren, Jenae (Jason) Wescott of Attica and Joshua (Marian) Pautler of Caledonia; her great-grandchildren, Lauryn and Dean Wescott of Attica; two sisters, Gussie (late Gerald) Taylor of Pennsylvania and Charlotte (late John) Wilson of Florida; her sister-in-law, Ginger Davis of Cowlesville and several nieces and nephews.
She is predeceased by her siblings, Welcome (Effie) Davis, Harry (Velma) Davis, Alvin Davis, Clifford (Phyllis) Davis, Jr., Gladys (Sam) Lloyd, Agnes (Peter) Lanzendorfer, Betty (Donald) Forman and her twin sister, Rosie Davis and Garnet Davis
Friends may call on Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church, 3515 Galloway Road, Batavia, where services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday. She will be laid to rest in Cowlesville Cemetery. Memorials in Nancy’s name may be made to Wales Center Community Baptist Church, 12150 Big Tree Road, East Aurora, New York 14052, Calvary Baptist Church, 3515 Galloway Road, Batavia, New York 14020 or Cowlesville Fire Company, 351 Clinton Street, Cowlesville, New York 14037.