Norma Hurley

Tuesday, June 17, 2003

SIKESTON - Norma Emma Hurley, 86, died June 17, 2003, at her home.

Born Aug. 26, 1916, in Bertrand, daughter of the late Walter and Nettie Holland Maxwell, she worked with the Scott County Division of Family Services for 25 years and was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Sikeston. She owned Norma's Flower Shop in East Prairie for many years and also owned the Early American Motel at Aurora, Ky.

On Dec. 14, 1935, in Charleston, she married William Clyde Hurley who preceded her in death on Sept. 1, 1969.

One daughter, Cheryl Hurley Presson, also preceded her in death.

Survivors include: one 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; three brothers, Leland Maxwell and Harland Maxwell of Sikeston and Ray Maxwell of East Prairie; two sisters, Edna Heath of East Prairie and Blanche Blackman of Charleston; and 13 grandchildren 16 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel.

Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at the First United Methodist Church. The Rev. William Koch, pastor, and the Rev. Charles Carr, pastor of the Dogwood United Methodist Church, will officiate.

Burial will follow in the IOOF Cemetery near Charleston.