Helen N. Nurney

Published 12:13 pm Tuesday, March 24, 2015

CAPRON—Helen Newsome Nurney, 92, died on March 23, 2015.

She was born on Aug. 23, 1922, the second child of the late Joseph Randolph Newsome and Annie Munford Newsome. Mrs. Nurney was predeceased by her husband, William Henry Nurney; her beloved daughter, Kay Nurney Pope (2014); sisters, Anise N. Williams and Josie N. Gay; brother, Joseph Randolph Newsome Jr.; and son-in-law, James C. Vick.

Mrs. Nurney is survived by her sister, Erma N. Scott; daughter, Linda N. Vick; son, William H. Nurney Jr. and friend, Diane F. Bradshaw; son-in-law, James D. Pope Jr.; six grandchildren, James D. Pope III, and wife, Robin, Carla V. Kinyo, and husband, Jeff, William H. Nurney III, Joseph W. Pope, and wife, Suzanne, James Randolph Nurney, and wife, Missy, and Joanne N. Bryant; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Nurney was a member of Newsoms United Methodist Church where she was a trustee and The Vries Carter Bible Class, serving as secretary for over 25 years. She was also a member of Newsoms Ruritan Club. She worked at Bryant and Tankard Insurance Agency in Boykins for many years and later opened her own crop insurance agency.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. on Thursday, March 26, in Newsoms United Methodist Church with the Rev. Darwin Edwards officiating. The reception will follow the service in the church fellowship hall. Burial will be private at Beechwood Cemetery, Boykins.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Newsoms United Methodist Church or a rescue squad of your choice in Southampton County.

Wright Funeral Home, Franklin has charge of arrangements. www.wrightfuneralhome.org.