Nancy Jane Frank, age 92 of Hardinsburg, KY died Monday, January 6, 2020 at Breckinridge Memorial Nursing Facility. She was born in Graham, KY on June 27, 1927, the daughter of the late Clarence and Glendora Vaughan Wilkins. Nancy, along with her business partner, Rugene Hinton, owned and operated Nancy and Rugene’s Beauty Shop in downtown Hardinsburg, KY. This was a place where many women in Breckinridge County gathered, usually on Friday, to get their hair done and talk about happenings during the week. Many friendships were made and problems solved during their time at the shop. Nancy was a member of Hardinsburg Baptist Church where she was very active. She along with several women in the church prepared meals following funeral services as a way to offer comfort to the families. She was also involved with family dinners that were held at the church. After retirement, Nancy continued working as a hairdresser at Hardinsburg Nursing and Rehab.
She enjoyed cross stitch, cooking and canning - especially her famous beets.
In addition to her parents, Nancy was preceded in death by her husband John, granddaughter Laura Elizabeth Matthews and siblings Jewell, Tommy, Jimmy, Neville, Lawrence, Dorothy, Dillard, Anna Laura and Louise.
Nancy is survived by her daughters: Jane Matthews and her husband Tommy of Hardinsburg, KY
Betty Jaggers and her husband Larry of Glendale, KY
Granddaughter Lauren Hinton, her husband Adam and their son Eli Graham Hinton of Cecilia, KY
Sister – Betty Barhyte of Michigan
Funeral services will be held at Hardinsburg Baptist Church 515 West Highway 60 Hardinsburg, KY 40143 on Thursday, January 9, 2020 at 11 AM central time with Rev. Todd Brown and Rev. Harry Dooley officiating. Burial will be in the Ivy Hill Cemetery.
Visitation will be held at Trent-Dowell Funeral Home 308 South Hardin Street Hardinsburg, KY 40143 on Wednesday, 4-8 PM central time and Thursday at the church after 9 AM central time. Expressions of sympathy are suggested to Hardinsburg Baptist Church.
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