OBITUARY

Nancy Laurene (Morris) McLeroy

September 25, 1943July 18, 2020

Nancy Laurene Morris McLeroy went to be with the Lord on July 18, 2020. Nancy was born September 25, 1943 in Oklahoma City to George D. and Laurene Adams Morris. She went to Hawthorne Elementary, Classen Jr. High, and graduated from Classen High School as a member of the class of 1961. She attended Oklahoma University, was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa honor society and earned her B.A. and M.S. with honors in psychology before serving for two years in the late 1960’s in Bolivia with the Peace Corps. Nancy lived in Chapel Hill, N.C. for many years, working for the University of North Carolina while continuing graduate work to obtain all but doctorate status in psychology. She returned to Oklahoma City in 1987 to care for her parents. Following a stroke in 2012, she moved to Maryville, TN and resided in a nursing home near family. Nancy was preceded in death by her parents, and her niece Susan Morris of Pensacola, Florida. She is survived by her brother and sister-in-law, David and Marcia Morris, her niece, Wendy Morris Hill (Mrs. Dewayne Hill) and two great-nieces, Emily and Megan Hill, all of Maryville, TN. Closed casket viewing will be 10-11 a.m., Saturday, July 25th at Hahn-Cook/Street and Draper, 6600 Broad-way Extension, OKC with a graveside service and burial to follow at Rose Hill Cemetery, Rev. Phil Davis officiating. Masks are available and required at viewing and graveside. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Wesley United Methodist Church.

  • FAMILY

  • George David Morris, Father (deceased)
  • Laurene (Adams) Morris, Mother (deceased)
  • Susan Morris, Niece (deceased)
  • David Morris (Marcia), Brother
  • Wendy Morris Hill (Mrs. Dewayne Hill), Niece
  • Emily Hill, Great Niece
  • Megan Hill, Great Niece
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Russell Harrison
  • Wendy Morris Hill
  • Bo Hinton
  • David Morris
  • Jim Rice
  • DONATIONS

  • Wesley United Methodist Church

Services

  • Visitation

    Saturday, July 25, 2020

  • Graveside Service

    Saturday, July 25, 2020

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