Nancy was born on December 4, 1958, to Harold and Annie (Wilson) Wilkins in Lexington, Tennessee. Born with a heart murmur, she fully recovered by age 3. Her parents recall their deepest gratitude to the wonderful people of the Crucifer community that sat up around the clock waiting for a normal heartbeat.
It was God’s plan that Nancy became an angel in heaven when she passed on July 12, 2018, in the community she dearly loved. She was 59.
Nancy lived in Dallas. TX from 1988-2010 where she followed her passion for animals as a surgical assistant for a mobile veterinarian. She later returned to Tennessee to be near family.
She is survived by her husband Paul Jury of Michigan, parents Harold and Annie Wilkins of Huron; siblings Cathey (Brian) Jacobson of Santa Barbara, California, Michael (Karen) Wilkins of Jackson, Tn., Daphne Moeller of Ft. Worth, Texas.
She requested happy thoughts and memories in lieu of a public memorial. For those who wish to contribute charitable donations in her memory: Frances Halbrook Hensley Animal Shelter, 78 MiG Drive, Lexington, Tennessee 38352.