Nancy Marie (Covington) Bruce

August 14, 1945 ~ January 13, 2024 (age 78) 78 Years Old

Nancy Bruce Obituary

Mrs. Nancy Marie Covington Bruce of the Morgantown Community peacefully transitioned from her labor on Earth to her reward in Heaven on January 13, 2024 at Cone Health ARMC.  Nancy was born August 14, 1945 in Alamance County to Mr. Robert B. Covington and Mrs. Margie Williamson Covington.

Educated in the Burlington Alamance School System, Nancy graduated from Jordan Sellers High School in 1963. Nancy met and wed Clarence Henry Bruce who preceded her in death. She formed a relationship with God at an early age and was a member of the Morgantown Baptist Church where she sang in the Choir and volunteered as a Girl Scout Leader. She later moved her membership to the First Baptist Church in Burlington where she worshiped until her health began to decline.

Her memories will forever by cherished by her daughters, Sharon Bruce, Lavaze B. Wells, Tara Miles (David Sr.), Tonia Bruce; special sons, Thomas Turner, David Miles Sr, Norman Bradshaw; brother, Alfred Lee Covington (Arlene); sisters, Deloise Freeland, Mary Smith; grandchildren, Stanley Wells Jr., Latoisha Wells, DeVarrick Turner, Shawn Turner, David Miles Jr.; great grandchild, Ayden "The Man" McGee; close friend, Damita Turner (David), along with a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Nancy was preceded in death by her parents Robert and Margie Covington; husband, Clarence Henry Bruce; brothers, George Covington, Robert Covington; sister, Daisy Brown and one grandchild Tara Bruce.

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Public Viewing/walk through
January 21, 2024

1:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Sharpe Funeral Home, Inc,
520 Rosenwald St.
Burlington, NC 27217

Wake-with the Family present
January 22, 2024

12:30 PM to 1:00 PM
First Baptist Church
508 Apple St.
Burlington, NC 27217

Funeral Service
January 22, 2024

1:00 PM
First Baptist Church
508 Apple St.
Burlington, NC 27217


North Lawn Cemetery
947-999 Ross St.
Burlington, NC 27217


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