Nondes D. Busby, daughter of the late Walter Pitman and Ora Thomas, was born on Dec. 16, 1915 at East Prairie and died in the Beverly Health Rehabilitation Center at Dexter on Oct. 25, 2001, at the age of 85.
Mrs. Busby was a member of the First United Methodist Church at Dexter, owner of Busby Realty, and a resident of Dexter. She was united in marriage to Lowrie "L.T." Busby on Oct. 23, 1934 in Piggott, Ark. Mr. Busby preceded her in death on June 26, 1997.
Survivors include one son, Leon R. Busby of Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Besides her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Floyd and Walford Pitman; and by one sister, Erma Lain.
Visitation will be held at the Rainey Funeral Home in Dexter on Friday, Oct. 26 from 5 - 7 p.m. Memorial service will be held in the First United Methodist Church on Saturday, Oct. 27 at 2 p.m. with Rev. Fred Leist officiating. Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church Building Fund in Dexter.