MONTICELLO – Naomi Ruth Norfleet, 88, of Monticello passed away at 3:55 a.m. on Jan. 17, 2013 at Provena Covenant Medical Center, Urbana.
Naomi was born Jan. 13, 1925, in Mansfield, the daughter of Sammie and Ruth (Sprague) Sprinkle. She married Beecher Norfleet on March 21, 1948, in Monticello. He passed away on Dec. 18, 1990.
Surviving is her daughter, Marcia (Larry) Anderson of Monticello; granddaughter, Tammy Nelsen of California; great-grandsons, Dillon Nelsen, Connor and Colton Jackson; and brother, Don Sprinkle of Monticello. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and three brothers (Samuel Dwight, Lloyd, and John Sprinkle).
Naomi was a retired secretary and worked for Burgess and Cline, the Soil and Water Conservation District and the First Presbyterian Church of Monticello. She was a member of the Centerville United Methodist Church and enjoyed knitting, reading, watching TV, and spending time with her family and friends.
A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, at Mackey-Wright Funeral Home, Monticello, with the Rev. Dalene Kuebler officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Interment will be in Monticello Township Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Centerville United Methodist Church.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.mackey-wrightfuneralhome.com.