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Monday, August 30, 2004

Norma Funk, 76, of Brazil, died Saturday, Aug. 28, 2004, at 5:30 p.m. in her residence. She had been in failing health for some time.

Born Jan. 11, 1928, in Van Buren Township, Clay County, she was the daughter of George and Ida Nicoson Wolford.

Norma graduated from Van Buren High School, Class of 1946.

On Dec. 20, 1947, she married Everett Funk; he survives.

She was a graudate of Smart Appearance Beauty School and at one time owned a beauty salon in Bowling Green and one in her home at Knightsville.

She also did book work for James H. Price Sun Oil Bulk Plant.

She was a member of Eastern Star for more than 25 years, a past member of the Rebeccas and a life-long member of Benwood Mt. Lebanon Church. She sang in church and with the Harmonetts and Gospel Tones.

Survivors include her husband, Everett; their two sons, George and Allen Funk, both of Brazil; an uncle, the Rev. Max Nicoson, and his wife, Betty, of Seymour, Ind.; an aunt, Evangeline Wolford; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, George Wolford.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at French Funeral Home with the Rev. Dick McShanog officiating. Burial will follow in Calcutta Cemetery.

Visitation will be Tuesday, 4-8 p.m. The family requests that memorial contributions be made in her honor to the Benwood Mt. Lebanon Church Campground Project.