Novalene Hann

Friday, June 22, 2007

DEXTER, Mo. -- Novalene Hann, 69, of Dexter died Thursday, June 21, 2007, at the home of a daughter in Dexter.

She was born Aug. 30, 1937, in Alco, Ark., daughter of Ervil O. and Chloe Chadwick Branscum.

Hann lived in Stoddard County many years, moving to Dexter in 1966.

Survivors include four daughters, Kathy Oliver, Sherry Creado and Debra Hampton, all of Dexter, Laura Hargrave of Belton, Texas; four sons, Douglas McDonald of Festus, Mo., Tony McDonald of Miner, Mo., Michael McDonald of Dexter and Norman Hann Jr. of Cape Girardeau.

Also two brothers, James Branscum of Burton, Mich., Ray Branscum of Imperial, Mo.; two sisters, Edna Clark of St. Louis, Ruth Street of Wichita, Kan.; 19 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, a great-granddaughter, two sisters and a brother.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with Keith Parris officiating. Burial will be in Dexter Cemetery.