July 12, 1943 ~ May 18, 2020

Born in: Glasgow, Kentucky
Resided in: Glasgow, Kentucky

Nancy Strode Oliphant, 76, of Glasgow, KY passed away peacefully at Signature Health Care on Monday, May 18, 2020. She was born on July 12, 1943 to the late Roy McGuire and Emma Green Forbis. Nancy was a former bookkeeper for Wagner Eye Care, Lessenberrys, Lawson Implement, and Gillie Hyde. Mrs. Oliphant was a member of Union #1 Missionary Baptist and attended Coral Hill Baptist Church.

She is survived by her husband, Doug Oliphant, 2 daughters, Sandra Strode Ford Mather (Robert), Vera Gaye Strode Basil (Richard); 4 grandchildren, Anthony Ford, Kezia Thompson, Leah Thompson Jackson (Dalton), Rebekah Jon Hall (Joseph); 1 great-great grandchild, Dwain Lee Jackson; 1 nephew, Wayne McGuire (Esther), 2 nieces, Patricia Lowe (Ricky), Vickie Emerson (James); 2 close cousins, Betty Ann Pitcock and Alma Akin; 1 stepson, Lee Oliphant, and 1 stepdaughter, Kay Oliphant and family.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her first husband, Ralph Emmitt Strode; 2 brothers, Charles McGuire, James McGuire; and 1 son-in-law, Barry Ford.

The funeral celebration will be Wednesday, May 20th at the A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in the Union #1 Cemetery. Family and friends may visit at 2pm on Wednesday to participate in the live stream of the funeral celebration. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Coral Hill Baptist Church Building Fund c/o Heidi Bennett 3260 Coral Hill Rd, Glasgow, KY 42141 or the Alzheimer’s Association Greater Kentucky and Southern Indiana Chapter Kaden Tower 6100 Dutchmans LN STE 401 Louisville, KY 40205-3284.

A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home is both honored and privileged to be entrusted in the care of Mrs. Oliphant. You can share your condolences with the family at

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  1. I’m so very sorry to hear of the death of your wife, mother, grandmother. It is so very hard to think of life without your mama. Our prayers are with each one of you.

  2. Nancy was a beautiful and classy Lady. So glad we
    got to be a little part of Nancy, Doug and their family lives even though it was a short time. We miss and Love you all…

  3. Vera Gaye and Sandy we are so sorry for your loss. We are praying for you and your family to be surrounded by the peace and comfort that’s from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

  4. Im so sorry to hear of Nancy’s passing. She was such a wonderful person with a heart of gold. Prayers for the entire family

  5. Gaye and Sandy I’m so sorry about your mama she isa sweet lady and always had a pretty smile. I know you will miss her but know she’s in no pain now love you all and will remember you all in my prayers the next few days

  6. I am so sorry to hear about your mama. She was a wonderful person and I always enjoyed talking and visiting with her. I sure wish I could be there with all of you. Love you all.

  7. Sorry to hear about Aunt Nancy’s passing, the girls and I are sending prayers for you and all the family 🙏🏼

  8. Sandra Vernon
    Doug and family so sorry to read about Nancy’s passingWe had a lot of fun times together Prayers for the family

  9. Nancy was more than a valuable employee. She was a very special person in our lives. We pray for comfort and peace for the family she will be greatly missed. God gained a special angel.

  10. Nancy and my mom worked together at Lawson Implement. My mother considered Nancy a very close friend and my mother was an excellent judge of character! I am so sorry for you tremendous loss. Prayers for peace and comfort!

  11. Doug, so very sorry for your loss. Sending love, hugs and prayers for peace and comfort for you and all the family.

  12. Sorry for your loss. Nancy was a joy to work with alway a smile and laughter I worked with her at Lawson Implement. Prayers for you all

  13. To Anthony and Sandra Ford; I am so sorry for the loss of your Granny and Mom. I can’t imagine the heartache you are feeling and I know that no words can comfort you but just know that you are in my thoughts and prayers.

  14. Ms. Sandy, So sorry to hear of your Mother’s passing. May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. My love and prayers–Pam Crisp Staples

  15. Our deepest condolences in the loss of your precious loved one. We love you Doug and we’re sending up many prayers for you and your family.
    💙Beverly’s Pet Grooming
    Beverly, Emily, and Lila

  16. Charles Wayne McGuire, Esther and Kim and Kelly McGuire

    Nancy is in Jesus arms right now and is shouting for joy at seeing Ralph and Mem and her brothers. Our prayers are now for Doug her husband who loved her so much. He devoted his life to her happiness. Sandy and Gaye we are praying for your comfort and the peace that only our heavenly father can give. We thank you Jesus for this lady that I loved like a sister. Rest in peace my beloved Nancy.

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