Nancy M. Majure

Nancy M. Majure


Nancy Martin Majure of Ridgeland was born in McComb, MS, on May 29,1956, to Lloyd and Betty Martin. 

She passed away peacefully on October 16, 2021, at Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland, MS. Nancy graduated from Parklane Academy in 1974. 

She attended Millsaps College, where she was in Kappa Delta Sorority. She graduated from the University of Mississippi School of Nursing in 1979 and worked as a registered nurse in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. After she moved to Durham, North Carolina, she continued her nursing career in the adolescent unit at Duke University Medical Center and at the Lennox Baker Rehabilitation Hospital for Children. 

Later in her nursing career she traded Duke Blue for Carolina Blue while working as a discharge planning nurse at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh, and at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. Nancy also attended Duke Divinity School. 

Survivors include her husband of 38 years, Dr. Marc Majure, and her cat children, Muffuletta, Capers, Argyle, and Dickens. She is predeceased by her parents Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Altus Martin of McComb; an infant sister, Linda Charis Martin; grandparents Mr. and Mrs. A.B. McDonald of Mississippi City and Mr. and Mrs. F.M. Martin of Summit. 

Not to say that Nancy was an opinionated individual, but when she talked about "arrangements" she always said that she did not want sadness but wanted a celebration in the spirit of her Scotch-Irish heritage where people will raise a glass in her honor while telling their most embarrassing story about her. Please join us where you will be able to fill a glass and toast a life well-lived on Saturday October 23, 2021 at Natchez Trace Funeral Home from the hours of 2:00 pm until 4:00 pm. 

A graveside committal service will follow at 4:00 pm in Natchez Trace Memorial Park Cemetery. Nancy will be laid to rest with two of her favorite feline children, Whiskers and Jackson, in a private inurnment service. In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to SAFE Haven for Cats (, Hospice Ministries, Inc. ( or another charity of your choosing.

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