The Norman Transcript

Breaking News

Obituaries

December 30, 2012

Nancy Cure

NORMAN — Nancy Cure, beloved wife of Michael Cure and loving mother of Justin Cure died Thursday. She was a faithful and dedicated employee of the Oklahoma City and Norman Public School Systems.

She first taught school at the age of 19 at John Glenn Jr. High(science) in Oklahoma City for seven years. She then moved to Wilson Elementary in Norman to teach third grade, from there to Washington Elementary. She taught in public education from 1973 until her retirement in 2003. For the past 10 years, she conducted employee training for the University of Oklahoma and the Center for Employee Development. She was a Leadership Contributor for the United Way of Norman for five years, always surpassing her goals.

Nancy was born in Oklahoma City and was a lifetime resident of Oklahoma. She was devoted to her parents, Luther and Junelle Marsden. She is survived by Justin’s wife Sydney, a brother James, his wife Ruth and sister, Peggy. Nancy was the treasured aunt of Jeffrey, James, Robert, Jennifer and Elizabeth Marsden and Steven Wimberley. She will be remembered dearly by her family, her students and friends as an exceptionally loving and caring person. Nancy touched the lives of many and always placed the needs of others above her own.

The funeral is scheduled for 2 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2012 at the First Baptist Church of Norman, 211 West Comanche. In lieu of flowers please make donations to Wild Care, United Way or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Services are under the direction of the John M. Ireland Funeral Home of Moore.

For local news and more, subscribe to The Norman Transcript Smart Edition, or our print edition.

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Obituaries
  • Otis David Faulkner

    Services for Otis David Faulkner, 65, will be 1 p.m. Saturday, April 19, 2014, at the Little Chapel of the Roses at Resthaven Memory Gardens. Burial will follow at Resthaven Memory Gardens....

    April 19, 2014

  • Lora M. Dodd

    Lora M. Dodd, life-long resident of Norman, passed away peacefully Monday, April 14, 2014, at Norman Regional Hospital at the age of 91. She was born Oct. 7, 1922, the first of six children born to Harry L. McFarland and Emma (Brown) ...

    April 17, 2014

  • Floyd Lemuel Cox

    Floyd Lemuel Cox, 67, of Noble, passed away unexpectedly at home Tuesday, April 15, 2014. He was born June 6, 1946, in Noble. He was the fifth child of nine children born to Lemuel Cox and Opal Irene (Bentley) Cox....

    April 17, 2014

  • Robert Lytle Allen

    Robert Lytle Allen died Friday, April 11, 2014, at the age of 96. Mr. Allen was born Jan. 10, 1918, in Cleveland to Samuel William and Nellie Dunlap Allen. He was a longtime resident of Grove City, Pa., and resided part-time in Venice, ...

    April 16, 2014

  • John Leonard Humphrey

    John Leonard Humphrey, 81, of Norman, passed away peacefully with family surrounding him Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in Norman....

    April 16, 2014

  • David Lynn Collins

    David Lynn Collins, 63, of Norman, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, March 30, 2014. David was born Aug. 14, 1950, in Norman. He was the fourth child of JR and Lotella Voncille Collins....

    April 16, 2014

  • Marylin E. Carpenter

    Marylin E. Carpenter, 92, of Harrison, Tenn., passed away Friday, April 11, 2014. A native of Arkansas, she lived in Oklahoma most of her life before moving back to Hot Springs, Ark., and then to Tennessee. She was a member of the ...

    April 15, 2014

  • Harry Howard Henninger

    Harry Howard Henninger, 90, of Ardmore, was called home to the Lord on Saturday, April 12, 2014. He was born Sept. 9, 1923, in Elmore City as an only child to Ted and Dora (Morse) Henninger....

    April 15, 2014

  • Karen Jeffery Hines

    Karen Jeffery Hines, 62, passed away on her birthday, Wednesday, April 9, 2014. She was born April 9, 1952, at Bethesda Naval Hospital in Bethesda, Md. Karen was preceded in death by her husband, Gaylon Wayne Hines....

    April 15, 2014

  • Dr. James M. Gray

    Dr. James M. Gray, 74, longtime Grove resident, died Saturday, April 12, 2014, with his family by his side....

    April 15, 2014