Nancy Williamson Andrews

Published 5:00 am Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Nancy Williamson Andrews, 67, departed this life May 25, 2008,at her home in McComb.

Services are pending. Jones Family Funeral Services in McComb isin charge of arrangements.

Nancy was born April 25, 1941, in Franklin County, she was thedaughter of Nelline Summers Williamson and Warren W. WilliamsonSr., and moved at an early age with her parents and three siblingsto the McComb area, where she became a lifelong resident.

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Mrs. Andrews was a longtime member of West Gate Baptist Church,she attended McComb public schools and graduated from McComb HighSchool in 1959. She attended the University of Mississippi andpledged Phi Mu Sorority, and Mississippi Southern University whereshe received a Bachelor of Science degree in 1969. Nancy taughtwith distinction for 30 years at Parklane Academy and came toregard her Parklane friends as extended family.

She was honored with a Lifetime Achievement in Education Awardin recognition of her many years of dedication and commitment toeducation by the Pike County Chamber of Commerce upon herretirement in 2007. From her earliest childhood years, Nancy lovedlearning, music and books and has been a loving mother, sister,friend and devoted teacher. She leaves behind a legacy of humility,love, servitude and integrity to all who knew her, and will befondly remembered and greatly missed.

Nancy is preceded in death by her parents; a sister, BarbraWilliamson; and a brother, Warren Williamson Jr.

Survivors include her two sons, Todd McDowell Andrews and wifeHollie, of McComb, and Conrad Deaton “Deke” Andrews and wife JulieAnn, of Dubai, United Arab Emirates; one grandson, Cameron LeeAndrews, of McComb; her sister, Kay Williamson Barlow, of Tulsa,Okla.; two nephews, Dr. Bradley Barlow and wife, Carol of Hickory,N.C., and their sons, Bennett and Joshua, also of Hickory, andBuckley Barlow and wife Leanne, of Tulsa, and their children,Katherine and Matthew, also of Tulsa; one uncle, Charlie F.Williamson and wife Mary Beth, of Milton, Fla., and their sons,Chip and Andy; six cousins, Betty Herbert and husband Hurley, ofMcComb, Marjory Summers Hodges, Colleen Summers Calendar, of BogueChitto, Robert Grenn and wife Carol, of New Orleans, Carl Grenn andwife Grace, of McComb, and Arnold Grenn, of McComb.

Honorary surviving family member is Louis Hewitt of Conway,Ark., longtime friend and caregiver, and one special friend, MissMattie, of McComb.

In lieu of flowers, gifts may be sent to the American CancerSociety, or to Parklane Academy.