She was born April 5, 1927 in Saint Mary’s to the late James Arthur and Georgiana Mattingly. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Harry Nalley; one infant daughter, Laura Ann Nalley; three sons, Joseph Harry Nalley, Jr., Robert Stephen Nalley and Michael Troy Nalley; two grandsons and one great-grandson; six sisters, Mary Ollie Smith, Della Wendell, Nettie Fields, Nanny Rose Blair, Frances Stubbs and Ann Wheatley; five brothers, Bert Mattingly, Pete Mattingly, Sim Mattingly, James Arthur Mattingly, Jr. and Francis Emanuel “Baz” Mattingly.
Survivors include one daughter, Karen Thompson (Jerry) of Lebanon; five sons; Bernie Nalley (Cindi) of Shepherdsville, Donnie Nalley (Karen), John Nalley (Cindy), Greg Nalley and Keith Nalley (Krista) all of Saint Francis; 20 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; two great-great-granddaughters.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 AM Monday, April 18, 2016 at Saint Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, 6785 Highway 52, Loretto; Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The Rev. Emil Kander will officiate.
Visitation will be 3-8 PM Sunday at Mattingly Funeral Home, 195 Holy Cross Road, Loretto, with a prayer service at 7 PM by The Rev. Deacon Joseph R. Dant.
Pallbearers are her sons and her nephew, Jimmy Richards. Honorary Pallbearers are her grandsons, Joe Mike Nalley, Derek Nalley, Steve Nalley, Andrew Nalley, Patrick Nalley, Christopher Nalley, Adam Nalley, Alex Nalley, Logan Nalley, Landon Nalley, Justin Thompson, Tyler Thompson.