Nancy A. Darkes, 88, of Lebanon, passed away on Monday, Oct. 9, 2023, at Cedar Haven Healthcare Center. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Verling L. Darkes.
Born in Annville, PA, on Dec. 4, 1934, she was the daughter of the late William and Emma (Kleiser) Brightbill.
Nancy enjoyed playing cards, shopping, baking, traveling, spending time with family and friends, and adding to her extensive rooster collection.
Surviving is three daughters, Patti Gress, wife of George, of Reinholds, PA, Joy Darkes, significant other of John Nolen, of Lady Lake, FL, and Kathy Copenhaver, wife of Chris, of Sinking Spring, PA; a grandson, Adam Gress, husband of Lindsay; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband, Nancy was preceded in death by four siblings, Bernard Kleiser, Earl Brightbill, Ralph Brightbill, and Bernadine Granger.
A public visitation will be held from 10:30-11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 12, 2023, at Kreamer Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 618 E. Main St., Annville, PA 17003. Memorial Services will begin at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday at the Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Friends of Old Annville, P.O. Box 99, Annville, PA 17003, in her memory.
Kreamer Funeral Home and Crematory, Annville is handling arrangements.