Nancy Yvonne (Williams) Cully was born January 22, 1951 in Fairview, to Jerry and Von (Womack) Williams. Nancy was raised in Canton and graduated from Canton High School in 1969. Nancy was baptized at the Canton Christian church on April the 26, 1965.
After graduation Nancy met and married John Cully of Gage on October 12, 1973. From this marriage one daughter was raised, Karla Yvonne (Cully) Killman. They made their home south of Gage on the Cully Homestead.
Nancy enjoyed her career as a nurse at Newman Physicians Group for a number of years. She retired from the Clinic to be a full time mom, Grama, and aunt. Nancy was a member of Beta Sigma Phi for 27 years. Through this organization she acquired some of her best lifelong friends. They enjoyed traveling and many movies.
The joy of Nancy's (Grama's) life was her grandchildren, Dalton Dean Cully Killman and Bailey Shae Madison Killman. She spent every moment with them enjoying anything from chasing lizards out of trees to seeing how much of her jewelry she could fit on one 3 -year-old girl. Grama was Dalton's best friend and Dalton was Grama's one and all.
Nancy is survived by her husband, John Cully of the home, daughter Karla Killman and husband Dean of Justin, Tex. Her grandchildren, Dalton Killman and Bailey Killman also of Justin, Tex. Her parents Jerry and Von Williams of Canton. One brother Wade Williams of Canton. Sister Becky Garriott and husband Myron of Canton. Nieces Jordan, Evin Garriott, and Carly Williams. Nephews, Brennan Garriott, Austin and Ethan Williams, all of Canton, and a host of aunts, uncles cousins and friends. Nancy will be missed by all the turkeys, squirrels, and cats she loved to take care of.
She is preceded in death by her paternal grandparents Earl and Virgil (Benson) Williams. Her maternal grandparents, Dallas and Clara (Warner) Womack.
Nancy departed this life on July 27, 2004 in the CCU of Presbyterian Hospital in Oklahoma City at 7:45 a.m.
Graveside services were held on Tuesday, July 20, 2004 at 10:00 a.m. at the Gage Cemetery in Gage, with Pastor Steve Driskill of the Canton Christian Church officiating.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation at 2601 NW Expressway, Suite 163 E., Oklahoma City, OK 73112 or to the Newman Memorial Foundation Fund at 905 S. Main St. Shattuck, OK 73858, or to the Oklahoma Dept. of Wildlife Conservation, P. O. Box 53465, Oklahoma City, OK 73152.
Submitted by: Linda Fox - Ellis County Historical Society
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