Sherry Faye McNeese Nance, 57, went home to be with Jesus and meet her loved ones on Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2013, after a lingering illness. She was a friend to all who knew her. She was a very loving, caring person who enjoyed flowers, but most of all, loved being a mother and grandmother and she was of the Baptist faith. She was preceded in death by her father, Grady McNeese. Survivors include her husband, Richard Nance, of Ringgold; mother, Willie Jo Leigh, of Rock Spring; four daughters and three sons-in-law, Misty and Sam Tipton, of Ringgold, Amanda and David Foss, of Maryville, Tenn., Beth Tucker of Rock Spring, Joanna and Robert Torres, of Ringgold; stepdaughter and son-in-law, Anya and Danny Dupree, of Atlanta, three brothers, Richard Barton, Andrew and Tony McNeese, all of Rock Spring; five grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 2 6 p.m. today at the funeral home and a funeral service will follow at 6 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Ricky Studdard officiating. Burial will be private. If desired, memorial donations can be made to Wilson Funeral Homes, LaFayette Chapel in honor of Sherry Nance. Online register book available at www.wilsonfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are by Wilson Funeral Homes, LaFayette Chapel, 706-638-1122.