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Nancy Louise Belknap


1924 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
Nancy Louise Belknap Obituary

Nancy Louise Belknap, 90, entered eternal rest Dec. 4, 2014, at her son's home in La Luz Canyon where she spent her last year surrounded by family.

She was born Sept. 5, 1924, in High Point, North Carolina to Joseph and Bonnie Cole.
Nancy graduated early and earned her bachelor's degree in history and English at the age of 17. She married the love of her life, Walter Belknap, on Sept. 29, 1945. Nancy taught school in Sacramento, Calif., and Los Angeles. She raised two children, Carol A. and Dennis K. Belknap. Walter and Nancy retired in Alamogordo in 1975 to be close to their son.

Nancy was preceded in death by her parents, her daughter Carol and her husband Walter.

She is survived by her son Dennis and his wife, Bonnie (Tharp); four grandsons, Nathan Tharp (Shawndra), David Belknap (Kim), Jonathan Belknap, Matthew Belknap (Brianna) and four great-grandchildren, Julian Martinez, Jacob and Emma Tharp, and Owen Belknap. Another great-grandson Allen Walter Belknap is expected in March.

Cremation has taken place under the care of PCS Direct Cremation Services.
Private family services are scheduled.
Thanks to Alamogordo Home Care and Hospice for their assistance with her comfort measures in Nancy's final days.

To sign the online register book, please visit www.cremation-pcs.com.
Published in Alamogordo Daily News from Dec. 12, 2014 to Jan. 11, 2015
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