Breckenridge - Nancy Denise Bode, 58, died Sunday, April 28, 2013 at her residence. Graveside service with Jim Cox officiating will be held on Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 11:00 A.M. in the Oakview Cemetery in Mullin, Texas. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday from 7:00-8:00 p.m. Arrangements are under the direction of Melton-Kitchens Funeral Home.
Nancy Denise Johnson was born on October 8, 1954 in Graham to Charles Edward Johnson and Evelyne Sarah McClure Johnson. She graduated from Breckenridge High School in 1973, and married Charles Michael Bode on September 22, 1973 at the Elliott Street Church of Christ in Breckenridge. Nancy was employed by Graham Savings and Loan for 27 years where she was the Breckenridge Branch Manager and later the Vice President of Savings at the Graham branch. Later she worked at the Walker Sayle Unit in the CEC Department as an office clerk, and had recently graduated from correctional officer training. Mrs. Bode was a member of the Elliott Street Church of Christ. She also was member of the Breckenridge and Graham Lions Clubs, past president of the Breckenridge Lions Club, and past member of the board of directors of the Breckenridge Chamber of Commerce.
Survivors include her husband, Charles Michael Bode of Breckenridge; daughters, Ginger Roxanne McWilliams and husband, Robby of Leander, Amber Denise Boase and husband, Troy of Stephenville, and Heather Rhea Groves and husband, Jared of McKinney; sister and life-long friend, Stephanee Russell of Breckenridge; grandchildren, Alyson Rose McWilliams and Caralyn Sage McWilliams both of Leander and Rainey Denise Boase and Madisyn Dawn Boase both of Stephenville. Memorials may be made to Our Town. The family invites friends to leave a condolence or share a memory of Nancy in the online guestbook at www.meltonkitchens.com.