Nancy Herder Depoy, 47, also known as Annie Lee Independent, died Monday, Feb. 27, 2006, in Fredericksburg.

She was born Sept. 12, 1958, in St. Paul, Minn., and grew up in West Palm Beach, Fla.

She served her country in the U.S. Air Force and was a graduate of the University of Maryland School of Engineering. She was currently employed by the FAA in Washington, D.C.

Nancy is survived by her son, Charles, and his father, Steven Depoy, of Waldorf, Md.; her mother, Patricia Herder of West Palm Beach; her sisters, Barbara Gohr and her husband, Jeffrey, of Libertyville, Ill., Mary McFarland and her husband, Malcolm, of Folsom, Calif., and Joyce Moody of West Palm Beach; her brother, Thomas J. and his wife, Rhoda Vanderhart, of Mobile, Ala.; and nieces, a nephew, many aunts, uncles and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her father, Thomas H. Herder.

Entombment will take place in Arlington National Cemetery Wednesday, March 22, at 2 p.m. A Mass in Nancy's memory will be said Saturday, March 11, at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Pomfret, Md.

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