Services will be at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016, at First Christian Church in Dalhart with Jeff Mize, pastor, and Rusty Hancock officiating. Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery in Dalhart. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors of Dumas, 500 N. Maddox Ave.
Nancy was born on September 20, 1925 in Teaneck, New Jersey to Oliver and Grace Morrow. She earned a bachelor’s degree from Panhandle State University and her master’s degree in education from Wayland Baptist University. She studied Spanish for three summer semesters at the University of San Diego in Guadalajara, Mexico. She started a kindergarten program at the St. James Church before Kindergarten classes were available in public schools. She taught high school Math, Spanish, and other classes for seventeen years in Hartley, Math for six years in Dalhart, and one year in Channing. Her hobbies included genealogy. She was a member of the Better Mothers Club, Daughters of the American Revolution, The Colonial Dames, and the First Christian Church in Dalhart.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Herschel Woods; and two sisters, Jean Lake and Dorothy Lacey.
She is survived by three daughters, Elaine Rundle and husband Larry of Stillwater, Ok., Karen Hunter and husband Craig of Lockhart, Tx., Laura Sharp of Lockport, Kentucky; a son Karl Woods of Dalhart; two brothers, David R. Morrow and wife Phyllis of Poway, Ca. and Dan Morrow and wife Elsie of Blackwood, New Jersey; five grandchildren, Jill Ciomperlik, Jenny Lemley, Jake Hunter, Phillip Sharp, Valerie Sharp; and eight great-grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials be sent to the First Christian Church, 602 Denver Ave., Dalhart, Texas 79022 or Coon Memorial Home Health and Hospice, 1422 Denver Ave., Dalhart, Texas 79022.