Truluck Winston-Salem Nancy Louise Truluck 1/23/1937 - 8/1/2017 Nancy Louise Truluck, 80, of Winston-Salem, passed away Tuesday August 1, 2017 at Homestead Hills Retirement Community. She was born January 23, 1937 in Olanta, SC to Dr. George Madison and Emmie Glover Dantzler Truluck. Nancy graduated from Orangeburg High School and Queens College in SC where she was a member of Alpha Delta Pi sorority. She later did graduate studies at High Point College and UNC Charlotte. Nancy began her career as an elementary school teacher in Venetian Hills School in Atlanta, GA, and then taught at Stone Park School and Orange Grove School in Charleston, SC. She moved to Winston-Salem, NC in 1963 and continued her teaching career at Old Town, Kimberly Park, Whitaker and Sherwood Forest elementary schools. Nancy touched many lives in profound and lasting ways as attested by loving and appreciative students, many of whom stayed in touch with her throughout the years, sending notes that expressed the ways her teaching had inspired and motivated them. She was devoted to God and church and prayerfully approached each day. She was compassionate to those in need, whether these be her students, friends, strangers, or animals in distress. Nancy had a wide range of interests that included extensive travel from the time of her youth. After retirement she engaged fully in activities she had always enjoyed. Most especially, she celebrated the beauty in nature and spent long hours walking and hiking. She was an avid tennis player well into her retirement years. Ever a lover of music, she attended concerts regularly. Nancy was preceded in death by her parents, George Madison Truluck, MD and Emmie Dantzler Truluck; brother, David Lee Truluck all of Orangeburg, SC, and her long-time close friend, Nina Ann Stokes. Nancy is survived and lovingly remembered by her next-of-kin, nephew, David Lee Truluck, Jr. (Lori) of Rowesville, SC and other relatives, as well as many friends and former students. A service of worship, celebration and remembrance will be held at Parkway Presbyterian Church, 1000 Yorkshire Rd., Winston-Salem, NC on Saturday, October 7 at 3 p.m., with Reverend Thom Burleson officiating. Memorials may be given to Parkway Presbyterian Church, 1000 Yorkshire Rd., Winston-Salem, NC 27106 and designated to missions; Animal Adoption and Rescue Foundation (AARF), 311 Harvey St, Winston-Salem, NC 27103; Forsyth Humane Society, 4881 Country Club Rd., Winston-Salem, NC 27104; or a charity of choice. Online condolences may be made at

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