Novalene Hann, daughter of the late Ervil O. and Chloe Chadwick Branscum, was born in Alco, Ark., on Aug. 30, 1937, and died at her daughter's home in Dexter on Thursday, June 21, 2007, at the age of 69.
Ms. Hann had lived in Stoddard County for many years and moved to Dexter in 1966. She had worked as a waitress at Ella's Cafe.
Surviving are four daughters, Kathy Oliver, Sherry Creado, and Debra Hampton, all of Dexter, and Laura Hargrave of Belton, Texas; four sons, Douglas McDonald of Festus, Tony McDonald of Miner, Michael McDonald of Dexter, and Norman Hann, Jr., of Cape Girardeau; 19 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; two brothers, James Donald Branscum of Burton, Mich., and Ray Branscum of Imperial; two sisters, Edna Clark of St. Louis and Ruth Street of Wichita, Kan.
She was preceded in death by one son, Timothy McDonald; one great-granddaughter; two sisters, Beatrice Samples and Eva Branscum; and one brother, Aubrey Branscum.
Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Friday, June 22, 2007, at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Dexter.
Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 23, 2007, at the Watkins & Sons Chapel in Dexter with Bro. Keith Parris of Edwardsville, Ill., officiating.
Interment will follow in the Dexter Cemetery with Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Dexter in charge of arrangements.