Mildred Ferne Norfleet
Mildred Ferne Norfleet, 93, of Walnut Hill died 3:35 a.m. June ,2005, at
Odin Care Center in Odin. She was a homemaker and a cook at Rome Grade
School in Dix.
Mrs. Norfleet was born Jan. 12, 1912, in Boyd to Callie and Myrtle
(Chapman) Copple. She married Virgil Crane Feb. , 1933; he preceded her in
death in 1961. On March 21, 1964, she married Kenneth Norfleet; he
preceded her in death June 11, 2005.
Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Monday at Osborn Funeral Home
in Dix. Bruce Hough will officiate. Burial will follow at Boyd
Cemetery. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Osborn Funeral Home
Mrs. Norfleet is survived by a son, Charles Dean Crane and wife Jean of
Herrin; two stepchildren, Harold Norfleet and wife Dora of Tuscola and
Carol Ann Shaw and husband Jim of Gifford; two grandchildren, Marcia
Furby and husband Jerry of O'Fallon and Steve Crane and wife Julie of
Carterville; five great-grandchildren; , a great-great grandchild; four
stepgrand-children; a step-great-grandchild;brothers Delbert Copple and
wife Doris Ann of Centralia, Sam Copple of Rockford, Lester Copple and
wife Irma of North Fort Myers, Fla., and Dean Copple of Sycamore;
sisters Vera Foutch and husband Stanton of Dix, Mabel Lamb of Centralia; a
sister-in-law, Mary Copple of Mt.Vernon; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husbands, two brothers,
Darrel Copple and Hubert Copple; and a sister, Tess Garren.
Mrs. Norfleet was a member of Little Grove Christian Church in Walnut
Memorials may be made to Little Grove Christian Church and will be
received at the funeral home.
For more information, you may contact Osborn Funeral Home at 266-7231.
Source: Mt. Vernon Register News
Submitted by: Ida Reeves