Sep. 24, 2008 Sun City West Maricopa County Arizona, USA
Nancy Ellen Lentz, of Sun City West, formerly of Raleigh, NC went to be with her Lord on September 24, 2008. She was born June 15th in Greenfield, IN. She was the daughter of Emery J. Graham and Mildred (Wilmoth) Graham, both deceased. She was one of ten children, three of whom are predeceased; Martha Burger, Doris Lee and Billy Graham. She is survived by her husband, Timothy J. Lentz, four children, Russell Haskell and Roy Haskell, who are living in Texas and Karen Williams living in North Carolina and Ruth Ellen Russell, living in Kansas. She is also survived by five grandchildren, Zachary Lentz, Tim Williams, Faith Williams, Destiny Haskell and Colleen Haskell; and four brothers, Jim Graham, David Graham, Walter Graham, Orv Graham and two sisters, Betty Ross and Vivian Kittrell. Nancy was a devout member of the Christian/ Church of Christ Church and served in many capacities. She earned a Masters Degree in Social Work and worked primarily with the elderly population and their families. She also presented workshops and seminars throughout many states concerning issues related to social issues. She was a member of the National Association of Social Workers and held national and state board positions. She earned an LCSW license from North Carolina and Arizona and mentored undergrad students. She was an ardent Republican and served in many capacities in North Carolina. Above all, she cared about people and wanted to serve them, in whatever way she could. An initial viewing will be held at 10:00 AM with a Memorial Service to follow at 11:00 AM at the Sun City West Christian Church 20803 N 151 Ave., Sun City West on Saturday, September 27, 2008. Flowers are welcome and appreciated. Final Memorial Services will be held at the Brooks Ave. Church of Christ, 600 N Brooks Ave., Raleigh, North Carolina.