Nancy Senn


Mrs. Nancy Rushing Senn, 99, died on Tuesday, April 9, at Commonwealth Senior Living in Onancock. Nancy was formerly of Melfa and was a former resident of The Chesapeake in Newport News.

She was predeceased by her husband, H. Gladstone Senn; and her parents, the Rev. Julius and Bessie Rushing.

Nancy is survived by a daughter, Barbara S. James, of Nassawadox;  a grandson, Chad G. James (Jennifer); and great-grandchildren, Zachary and Brooke, all of Richmond; a sister-in-law, Dorothy Bowden, of Suffolk; and a brother-in-law, Carroll Page Senn, of Lexington.

Nancy graduated from Longwood College and taught business at Onancock High School for 25 years.

The family is grateful to the staff of The Chesapeake, The Commonwealth, and caregivers who shared their love and care for Nancy through the past several years and especially over the last month.

A memorial service will be held at Doughty Funeral Home in Exmore on Saturday, May 4, at 4 p.m.

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