Nancy Jane Copeland,81, of Falls Church, VA, passed away on August 22 in Gainesville, VA.\nNancy was born in Washington, DC to Milton and Mary Boone on November 29, 1936. She graduated from the Corcoran School of the Arts at George Washington University. She went on to earn a second degree as a Registered Nurse to begin her second career. Her work included positions as wound care specialist at the Washington Hospital Center and work performing home care for hospice patients. She also taught art by teaching elderly patients at local hospitals. She maintained this passion for art and caring for others her entire life.\nNancy is survived by her sister, Betty of Lynchburg, VA, her son Richard of Warrenton, VA, her son Tom, her daughter-in-law Jeanmarie and her granddaughter Emily of Gainesville, VA. She is preceded in death by her father, Milton and mother, Mary.\nA burial service will be held at Chestnut Grove Cemetery in Herndon on August 31st at 1:30pm with Reverend Bob Bauman officiating.\nIn lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Hospice Support of Fauquier County, http://www.hospicesupport.org/donate, or Capital Caring https://www.capitalcaring.org/ways-to-give/\n\n\n.