Marcilene “Mary” Young Nurdin won her battle over Alzheimer’s disease and gained her heavenly wings to join her Lord and Savior at 2:15AM on April 28, 2020 in Fort Worth, TX. She was born at home near Sulphur Springs, TX on Sept. 14, 1923 to John Henry and Bessie Lee Gregory Young, the only daughter and youngest of four. She graduated from Sulphur Springs High School in 1940. After graduation, she moved to San Antonio where she met and fell in love with Lono Ross “LR” Nurdin. They were married on Sept. 8, 1943 in San Antonio. God blessed this union with two children- Pamela Jean and Mark Gregory.
She was preceded in death by her three brothers, one granddaughter, one grandson and the love of her life, LR.
She is survived by her daughter, Pam Nurdin Rodgers Hanst and her husband, John of Granbury, TX; her son, Mark Nurdin and his wife Robin of Fort Worth, TX; 4 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.
She was a devout Christian all her life and was a member of the Methodist church. There will be a private burial service. Family requests no flowers. Donations in her memory may be made to First United Methodist Church of Arlington (313 N. Center St., Arlington, TX 76011) or Hospice Plus (907 C Medical Centre Dr., Arlington, TX 76012). She is gone but not forgotten.
A private graveside service will be held at Mt. Sterling Cemetery.