Nancy Elizabeth (Derra) Nugent

April 7, 1946 ~ March 18, 2014 (age 67)

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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