Norma Hurley

Wednesday, June 18, 2003

SIKESTON, Mo. -- Norma Emma Hurley, 86, of Sikeston died Tuesday, June 17, 2003, at her home.

She was born on Aug. 26, 1916, in Bertrand, Mo., daughter of Walter and Nettie Holland Maxwell.

She and William Clyde Hurley were married Dec. 14, 1935, in Charleston, Mo. He died Sept. 1, 1969.

She worked for the Scott County Division of Family Services for 25 years and had also owned Norma's Flower Shop in East Prairie for several years as well as the Early American Motel in Aurora, Ky. She was a member of First United Methodist Church of Sikeston.

Survivors include a son, Ronald Hurley of Germantown, Tenn.; four daughters, Glenda Jo Norton of Sikeston, Jean Brooks of Carlsbad, Calif., Carolyn McHaney of Bertrand, and Nancee Werts of St. Charles, Mo.; three brothers, Leland Maxwell and Harland Maxwell, both of Sikeston, and Ray Maxwell of East Prairie, Mo.; two sisters, Edna Heath of East Prairie and Blanche Blackman of Charleston, Mo.; 13 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a daughter.

Friends may call today from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.

Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at First United Methodist Church, with the Revs. William Koch and Charles Carr officiating. Burial will be in IOOF Cemetery in Charleston.