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Nancy Roberts Thurman

November 14, 1941 — October 15, 2021

Mrs. Nancy Roberts Thurman, age 79, of Murray, Kentucky died on Friday, October 15, 2021, at NHC Place Cool Springs in Franklin, Tennessee.

Mrs. Thurman was born on November 14, 1941, in Wyandotte, Michigan. She was the daughter of Taz Roberts and Ruby (Moss) Roberts both of whom preceded her in death. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Thurman was also preceded in death by her husband, Joe T. Thurman, who died in 2016.

She graduated from Murray High School and held multiple degrees From Murray State University. Nancy was employed as a teacher for 27 years by the Murray Independent, Calloway County, and Metro Nashville School System(s) and was a member of the First United Methodist Church for over 50 years.

Nancy is survived by one daughter, Elizabeth Thurman of Oak Ridge, Tennessee; one son, Tom Thurman and wife Denise of Nolensville, Tennessee; two grandchildren, Luke Thurman and Lauren Thurman of Nolensville, Tennessee; her brother, Gene Roberts and wife Jean Roberts; one niece Terri Walston and husband Terry; one nephew Greg Roberts; one great nephew Jordan Roberts and family, all of Murray; and by numerous cousins.

A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, October 20, 2021, at 12:00 p.m. at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home and Cremation Services with John Dale and Rev. Jim Stahler officiating. Burial will follow in the Murray City Cemetery. Visitation will be held prior to the funeral service on Wednesday, October 20, 2021, from 10:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m. at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

Expressions of sympathy can be made to the American Cancer Society, Kentucky Chapter, PO Box 2167, Lexington, Kentucky 40588 or to the Alzheimer's Association, 6100 Dutchman's Lane #401,
Louisville, Kentucky 40205.

Online condolences can be made at, www.thejhchurchillfuneralhome.com
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Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Starts at 12:00 pm (Central time)

The J.H. Churchill Funeral Home

201 S 3rd St, Murray, KY 42071

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Wednesday, October 20, 2021

10:00 - 12:00 pm (Central time)

The J.H. Churchill Funeral Home

201 S 3rd St, Murray, KY 42071

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