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A resident of the Ava area for the past 20 years Norma June Philpott, the daughter of Walter Nanney and Opal (Pierce) Nanney, was born July 3, 1948, and departed this life Nov. 14, 2008, at the age of 60 years.
Norma was a resident of the Ava area for the past 20 years, moving here from Seymour, Mo. Norma was a housewife and cook. She enjoyed sewing, crocheting, yard sales and animals.
Norma was preceded in death by her mother and stepmother.
Her survivors include, two sons, John Hudgens and Laurel, Brookings, S.D., and Jerry Beneze, Mobile, Ala.; one daughter, Peggy Watkins and Arlen, Ava; two stepdaughters, Wanda and Scott Palmer of Marshfield, and Charlotte and Rick Philbault, of Iron Mountain. Mich.; 16 grandchildren, Ronald, Ralissa, Lane, Eli, Nicalos, Derek, Stephinie, Cameron, Dalton, Challa, Tessa, Jacob, Arron, Christopher, Raymond and Dennis; three great-grandchildren; her father, Walter Nanney; two brothers, Allen Nanney and Bob Nanney, all of Springfield; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Services were at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 18, in the Clinkingbard Funeral Home, Ava, with the Rev. Naomi Watkins officiating. Interment followed in the Brushyknob Cemetery. Online condolences may be made to www.clinkingbeardfuneralhome. com.