Nancy Bury

Obituary of Nancy Bury

Nancy J. Bury, 79, of Jacksonville, died Saturday, May 6, 2017, at her residence.  She was born April 22, 1938, in Princeton, the daughter of Joseph B. and Dorothy J. Hawksworth Shearer.  Nancy married Roger G. Storck on May 12, 1962, and he preceded her in death on April 13, 1972. Nancy married John C. Bury on October 21, 1995, in Jacksonville, and he survives.
Nancy is also survived by one daughter, Lisa Anne Bridges of Jacksonville, two grandchildren, Abby Noel Bridges and Noah Joseph Bridges, both of Jacksonville; and one step-son, Brian (Stephanie) Bury of Fremont, Ohio.  Nancy was preceded in death by one sister, Martha J. Bennett (surviving husband, Jesse of Kankakee.)
Nancy worked as a radiology technologist for many years in Peoria and Springfield.  In addition, she worked for Physicians Group West in Springfield, and with Dr. Walter Meyer at the Health Clinic.  She worked for many years at the Country Roads Gift Shop in Jacksonville where she was able to indulge her love of flower arranging.  Nancy was a member of Church of Our Saviour, a member and past-president of Chapter IO, P.E.O., and a life member of the Passavant Hospital Auxiliary.  Nancy was deeply devoted to her family and friends and spending quality time with them. She enjoyed fine dining and socializing at the Country Club.  She also had a great love for animals and enjoyed bird watching.  
A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, May 12, 2017, at Resurrection Mausoleum in Peoria.  The family will meet friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Williamson Funeral Home in Jacksonville.  Memorials are suggested to the American Heart Association or the Ronald McDonald House.  Condolences may be left online at