Nancy Beth Brantly
May 14, 1938 - June 4, 2021
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Kilpatrick Funeral Homes - West Monroe
1321 N 7th St.
West Monroe, LA 71291
318-323-9614 | Map
Wednesday 6/9, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Kilpatrick Funeral Homes - West Monroe
1321 N 7th St.
West Monroe, LA 71291
318-323-9614 | Map
Wednesday 6/9, 12:00 pm
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Kilpatrick's Serenity Gardens
8729 Cypress Street
West Monroe, LA 71291
318-397-3766 | Map
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Funeral services for Nancy Brantly, 83, of West Monroe will be held at 12:00 PM, Wednesday, June 9, 2021 in the chapel of Kilpatrick Funeral Home West Monroe with Pastor Jon Tellifero officiating. Interment will follow at Kilpatrick’s Serenity Gardens. Visitation will be held Wednesday from 11:00 AM until service time at Kilpatrick Funeral Home…

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Julie Castleberry left a message on June 9, 2021:
When I was young, I liked visiting my Aunt Nancy (and Uncle Jack). She always seemed genuinely happy to see me and made time to ask about my life before one of us left the gathering. As an introvert, these personal attributes were a very big deal to the child. As I grew older, I noticed her quiet strength and humor. I also decided that her husband, children, relatives by birth or marriage, friends and those she encountered in her life were blessed and made richer because she shared her life with them. Although I didn’t get to spend a lot of time with her, I shall aways think of her life as one of serving others.  Thankfully as sisters in Christ, I shall spend eternity with her and our Savior. I will miss her laughter. 
Sheila Mahon left a message on June 8, 2021:
I worked with Nancy in the deans office at ULM. We were friends, not just co-workers. She was always so positive about life and loved her family. She will be missed. I’m so sorry for your loss. Sheila
Glenda Stephenson left a message on June 8, 2021:
Mr. Brantly, Roger and I are praying for you and the extended family. Lots of love and memories in your time with your wife. Let that be your strength to lean on. Love you, Roger and Glenda Stephenson
Tiffany Butler Emory left a message on June 8, 2021:
Jenn & family, my family and I am so very sorry for your loss. What a sweet and beautiful woman you will be missing. I know your hearts are breaking but I know she is whole again and that gives each of you peace. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. I Love you, Jenni-Beth.
SFC Kelly Cooper 528th Engr Bn Hq left a message on June 7, 2021:
Sorry to hear of the loss of Nancy. Such a wonderful person. My condolences to Chief Brantley it has been a long time sense I saw you, but never forgot you and Nancy.
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COL (Ret) Calvin & Jan Washispack left a message on June 7, 2021:
I Am A Guard Wife In Honor to Nancy Beth Brantly (Wife of CW4 Jackie “Jack” Brantly) It was my hand that caught up the plow my husband let fall when he answered the call at Lexington and Concord. Through the dark years of country’s birth, I fought too working the land, rearing the children, nursing the sick and wounded, conservator of the life for which he fought. For I am a Guard Wife and I am proud. For two hundred years in every armed conflict, I have said goodbye with aching heart and smiling face when my husband went to war. I knew the perilous days of 1812 and suffered the searing agony of the Civil War. Through the holocaust of two World Wars, I waited, lonely and fearful. Yet I never despaired for I knew the stubborn will of the Guardsman. I know the shining courage which makes him so valiant a soldier and I have matched it with my woman’s courage that deals with the living, not dying, shouldering added responsibilities, holding the family together, bolstering morale, preserving the American Ideal in a world at war. I am a Guard Wife and I am proud. In peace I work beside my civilian soldier to build a better world. I put aside the annoyances of drill weekends and camp periods. For I know that these make him the bone and sinew of our country’s defenses. I know he is learning the skills and discipline that make him ready in emergencies. When he protects others from danger, preserves the peace or gives comfort and aid in disaster, I understand and give him my support. For that has always been my job: nurturer, comforter, and healer. I am a Guard Wife and I am proud. When I hear the fearful talk of abuse of power growing into dictatorship or read stories of military take-over, I am not afraid for my country. For I know the Guard: trained, skilled and strong, each man matured and strengthened in the home I have helped to build, to be tough, independent-thinking and self-reliant. Civilian-Builder. Soldier-Protector. Custodian of Democracy. By his side I stand, Wife of a Hero, Mother of Generations, Keeper of Ideals, Custodian of the Future. I do not fear for the United States of America. For I am a Guard Wife and I am proud. ETERNAL REST GRANT HER O LORD AND LET PERPETUAL LIGHT SHINE UPON HIM.
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