Nancy Linda Parnell Staehle was 79 years old. A mother to 8 children, 19 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren, 1 great-great grandchild, and 1 great-great grandchild on the way. She was the matriarch of her family and a natural born leader. She loved to sew, bake cakes, cook, and garden in her spare time. She also was a substitute teacher as well as a Sunday school teacher. Nancy was a member of Magnolia Springs Baptist Church and was a God-fearing woman who will truly be missed by all. She passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her loved ones. Nancy was preceded in death by her two sons, Kenneth Rayford Everette and Leonard Lee Staehle Jr; and her husband of 42 years, Leonard Lee Staehle, Sr. The family will receive friends from 1:00 PM until the 2:00 PM funeral service at Freeman Funeral Home with Bro. Dwight Weaver officiating. Burial will follow in Pine Crest Cemetery.