Nancy Jane Weatherby Kepner


PO BOX 232/1554 SH 7 EAST


PHONE: 936-598-4331        FAX: 936-591-9944



Nancy Jane Weatherby Kepner, 81, of Lufkin, Texas, passed away March 27, 2021, in Lufkin, Texas.


A private graveside service at the Restland Cemetery in Tenaha, Texas, will be held under the direction of Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.


Mrs. Kepner was born September 15, 1939, in Shreveport, Louisiana, to James I. Weatherby and Yvonne Davis Weatherby.  She was a 1957 graduate of Tenaha High School and graduated from Baylor University in 1961 with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree.  She was a member of the Delta Delta Delta Sorority while at Baylor.


Mrs. Kepner began her business career following college with Standard Oil Company of Texas (now Chevron Oil Company) in Houston and concluded her career with Merichem Company in Houston.


Mrs. Kepner was preceded in death by both her parents and her husband of 38 years, Jack Leo Kepner, who passed away in 2010.  Remaining relative is cousin, Phyllis Phelan of Enfield, Connecticut.  Special friends to her were the Birthday Girls – Linnie Edwards, Mary Kay Ford, Jo Ann Rainwater, Kathy Scharer and Floy Haddox – with whom she shared many years together on trips that always resulted in lots of laughter.  Also special to her was longtime friend from Tenaha, Shirley Spurlock.


Online condolences & tributes can be sent at

Roughriders Sports

Family Features

Loading Family Features Content Widget
Loading Family Features Article