Nancy Elizabeth (Derra) Nugent

Born: Sun., Apr. 7, 1946
Died: Tue., Mar. 18, 2014

Memorial Service

11:00 AM Sat., Mar. 29, 2014
Location: Church Of The Nations

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Nancy Elizabeth Derra Nugent
Nancy Elizabeth Derra Nugent, age 67, of Greensboro, GA, passed away Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Hospital in Greensboro.  She was born in Chicago, Illinois on April 7, 1946, the daughter of the late Robert and Adeline Lock Derra.  She graduated from Regina Dominican High School in Wilmette, IL and Northern Illinois University, earning a degree in education.  After having her children, she became a homemaker.  On July 6, 1991 she married John L. “Jack” Nugent and in May of 2007 they moved to Lake Oconee in Greensboro.  She was always passionate about childbirth education and was an avid reader.  Nancy was a member of the Church Of The Nations in Athens, Georgia and the Atlanta Junior League.
In addition to her husband, Jack Nugent of Greensboro, GA, Nancy is survived by her children, Ryan Cameron (Lara) of Franklin, TN, Christopher Cameron of Woodstock, GA, Ben Nugent (Melissa) of Gainesville, FL, Sean Cameron (Rachel) of Arlington, TX, Patrick Nugent of Three Rivers, MI, and Meghan Cameron Kane (Mike) of Mt. Pleasant, SC; a sister, Pam Derra of Niles, IL; and grandchildren, Rowan Cameron, C. J. Cameron, Catherine Anderton, Samuel Nugent, Vivian Nugent, Caitlynn Cameron, Brendan Cameron and Lilja Nugent. She is also survived by the father of her four children, Randy Cameron of Woodstock, GA.
Memorial Services will be held Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at the Church Of The Nations, 8780 Macon Hwy., Athens, GA 30606 with Dr. Mel R. Holmes officiating.  The family requests any memorials be made to the American Cancer Society, 1684 Barnett Shoals Road, Athens, GA 30605.  McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at to sign the online guest register.


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Jacque and Peter Cook
   Posted Fri March 21, 2014
Jack and Family:
Nancy and your entire family are in our thoughts and prayers. May Gods Blessings assist The Nugent Family at this sad time.

Jacque and Pete Cook

Pat & Karen Dowsett
   Posted Fri March 21, 2014
Jack -

Am truly saddened by the passing of Nancy. Be gladdened by the fact you were able to spend 23 great years with her. Our thoughts are with you and the family. You will be in our prayers.

Pat & Karen Dowsett

Karen McDonnell Johnson
   Posted Fri March 21, 2014
Jack, I just learned of your very sad loss. My sympathy to you and your family. I pray that God will grant you peace here and for her eternal peace with Him. your cousin, Karen

Greg and Dorothy Wendzicki
   Posted Mon March 24, 2014
Dear Jack and family,
We are so sorry for your loss. Nancy was a beautiful friend who will be missed greatly. Please know you are in our prayers and we love you. We will see you at the memorial.
Continued prayers,
Greg & Dorothy

Steve and Sharon Anderson
   Posted Wed March 26, 2014
Jack and family,
Our prayers are with you. Trusting that you will experience God's grace and comfort in such a difficult time.
Steve and Sharon Anderson
Waconia, MN

Laura Rhodes
   Posted Wed March 26, 2014
Dear Nugent & Cameron Family,
I was a friend of Meghan's in high school (Dublin) and heard of Nancy's passing. Sending my deepest condolences and prayers of comfort and peace during the days ahead.

Laura (Demski) Rhodes

Roxanne Russell
   Posted Thu March 27, 2014
I am truly sorry for you Mr. Nugent and your family. I pray that you will be comforted with all the wonderful memories you have. With much love, Roxanne at the VA.

Lisa & Peyton Miller
   Posted Thu March 27, 2014
Dear Meghan and Family,

We are sending prayers your way and are saddened for you all. May God help you through this difficult time. Please rest assured that you will be together again.

With Sympathy,
The Millers

Irene Werner
   Posted Thu March 27, 2014
We are so sorry for the loss of wife , mother and grandmother. There are really no words that could possibly comfort you during these very difficult times ;the only comfort comes from Him himself . May He grant you love and strength .
Our prayers are with all of you.

Len & Betty Boesger
   Posted Thu March 27, 2014
May God's peace and grace be with you. May the celebration of her home-going bring comfort to you.

John Kane
   Posted Thu March 27, 2014

MONET'S GARDEN TABLE BASKET was sent by Jackie .

Dear Jack and Family, May these beautiful flowers represent our condolences in the passing of your wife/mother Nancy and the beauty of her life which she shared with us and which is a loss to us all. With our deepest sympathy, Jackie & John Kane

Regina Dominican High School
   Posted Fri March 28, 2014
You are being held in the thoughts and prayers of the Regina Dominican School Community and the Adrian Dominican Sisters.

Patricia Serbins Aldrich
   Posted Fri March 28, 2014
I'm so sorry to hear of Nancy's passing. I never got to see her at the last 8th grade reunion. Nancy and I were "violin mates" at St. Peter's in Skokie. She
was a great girl and I'm so so sorry!

Renee Liebich Heinrich
   Posted Fri March 28, 2014
I'm sorry, make she rest in peace! Regards, Renee Liebich Heinrich

Cyndie Wozniak-Behrens
   Posted Fri March 28, 2014
I have fond memories of my school years with Nancy.

Noreen Rivers
   Posted Sat March 29, 2014
Please accept my deepest sympathy on the death of Nancy. While working at Greene County Library, I was able to get to know Nancy. She always had a kind work and a beautiful smile for us! I will remember her with fondness. Noreen Rivers