Nancy Boockholdt Plylar, age 76, of Oneonta, AL passed away on May 12, 2021.
Nancy was born in Birmingham, AL, where she grew up and graduated from Woodlawn High School in 1964. After briefly attending The University of Alabama, she left to marry and to start a family.
Over the next decade and more she went back to school while raising a family, eventually earning a Bachelor’s degree at Montclair State and her Masters degree at UAB as a professional counselor. She was a caring person who wanted to help others. Through her work as a counselor she worked as a director at Shelby County Domestic Violence Woman’s Shelter, The Salvation Army and then retired after working at St. Clair Correctional Facility. Her desire to help her others came through in her personal life as well.
When her children were young she enjoyed her time as a Girl Scout Leader, Sunday School Teacher and even filled in as a one time basketball coach. After her time as a counselor, she was fortunate to move to Oneonta to be close to her family. During her time in Oneonta, she was a proud member of Union Hill Baptist Church.
She is survived by her son, Phillip Pylar (Tonya); daughter, Lorie Hodges; grandchildren, Travis Hodges (Macy), Noah Hodges, Miranda Hodges and Abigail Plylar; brother, John R. Broocholdt; several nieces and nephews. Any flowers can be sent to Jefferson Memorial Funeral Home in honor of Nancy.