AIKEN, SC – Mrs. Nancy Louise Simmons Walters, 82, passed away Saturday, October 2, 2021. Born in Allendale, SC, Nancy was a daughter of the late Winchester Cliff and Julia Virginia Rosier Simmons. She grew up in Barnwell and graduated from Barnwell High School. She then went on to receive her Associate's Degree from Aiken Technical College. Nancy was first runner-up for Barnwell County in the 1959 Miss SC Beauty Pageant. She worked and ultimately retired as a Senior Administrative Assistant at the Savannah River Plant in 1995 after 36 years of service. Nancy married her late husband Herbert Ronald Walters in 1961 and they enjoyed 43 years of marriage together. They loved gardening together and spending time at Clarks Hill Lake. Nancy will also be remembered for her great love of cats. She is survived by her two children, Debra (Ken) West, Hendersonville, NC, Ronald “Glenn” (Terry) Walters, Hollywood, MD; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; one sister, Betty Bell of Williston, SC and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband and parents, Nancy was preceded in death by her two brothers, Goldie and Benjamin Simmons. Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Friday, October 8, 2021 at Shellhouse Funeral Home on Hayne Ave. with The Reverend Bill Howard officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home beginning at 1:00 PM. Interment will follow in Barnwell County Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to SPCA Albrecht Center for Animal Welfare, 199 Willow Run Rd, Aiken, SC 29801, https://www.letlovelive.org/. SHELLHOUSE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 924 HAYNE AVE., AIKEN, SC 29801.
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