Mary Nancy Cruise, 87, of Bassett, died Sunday, May 1, 2016, at her residence.\r\nNancy was born in Patrick County on April 1, 1929 and was a daughter of the late Frank William Dillon and the late Mary Frances Hutchinson Dillon. She was also preceded in death by husband, Joe Henry Cruise; son-in-law, Randolph Bowden; brother; James W. Dillon; and sisters, Maggie Dillon and Lucy D. Moore.\r\nShe was a member of Mill Creek Missionary Baptist Church. She was also avid crocheter and knitter.\r\nSurviving are sons, Bobby J. Cruise and Billy H. Cruise, both of Bassett; daughters, Sylvia C. Bowden and Diana L. Bowden, both of Bassett; four grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and brothers, Pete Dillon and Johnny Dillon, both of Martinsville.\r\nThe funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. today (Wednesday) at the chapel of Bassett Funeral Service with Pastor Tom Teems and Dr. Brian Goard officiating. Burial will follow at Henry Memorial Park.\r\nOnline condolences may be made by visiting www.bassettfuneralservice.com.