Nancy Jane Gilliland Folger, 75
Nancy Jane Gilliland Folger, 75, of Columbus, died Monday, March 7, 2016 at Franciscan St. Francis Hospital in Mooresville.
Born in Greensburg, Nancy was the daughter of Wayne V. and Lillian June Dietrich Gilliland. She married Robert D. Folger on July 4, 1959 in Burney and he survives.
Nancy graduated from Burney High School in 1959. She retired from Cummins Engine Company in 2003 after 30 years of service. She and her husband, Bob, enjoyed spending their winters in Winter Haven, Florida, and spending time with her family and friends.
She is survived by her husband, Robert "Bob" Folger of Columbus; children, Lorrie (Randy) Goins, Dena (Will) Bohall, Tony Folger and Darlene (Walter) Copas, all of Columbus; sister, Chella (David) Duke of New Whiteland; grandchildren, Will (Kristin) Norton of Franklin, Leah (Bill) Speckin of Clayton, Weston Bohall of Denver, Colorado, Adam Andis, Missoula, Montana, Garett Davis of Broad Ripple, Keeley Folger and Holton Folger, Levi, Justin and Brody Copas; great-grandchildren, John and Mark Speckin, all of Clayton.
Nancy was preceded in death by her parents; great-grandson, Liam Norton and grandson, Kurt Goins.
There will be a gathering of family and friends from 2 to 6 p.m. on Friday, March 11 at Hathaway-Myers Chapel on Pearl St. in Columbus, followed by a celebration of Nancy's life at 6 p.m. In keeping with Nancy's wishes, cremation is planned.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to the Shriner's Children's Hospital or the charity of the donor's choice. Online condolences may be sent to Nancy's family at
Published on March 9, 2016


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