Nora Ann Lipscomb


Mrs. Nora Ann Lipscomb, 88, wife of the late William F. Lipscomb and a longtime resident of Marionville, passed away Tuesday, May 12, 2020, at her home in Heritage Hall – Nassawadox.

She was born Nov. 3, 1931, in Birdsnest. She was the daughter of Burley S. and Annie Katherine East Carpenter. She was a hard-working domestic engineer and took great pride working for Franktown United Methodist Church for many years. She retired in 2019 and began her new journey shortly after, meeting her new friend, Mary Isdell, with whom she shared a room at Heritage Hall. They looked out for each other and were never separated. Thank you, Mary, for your kindness.

Survivors include her daughter, Kathy Merritt; adopted daughter, Betty Ann Perry; a granddaughter, Michelle Merritt Gulledge, and boyfriend, Manny O’Neal; a great-granddaughter, Jena Lee Gulledge; a great-grandson, Evan Marshall Gulledge; two sisters, including Hattie Louise Powell; and several nieces and nephews, including Robert Powell (Dru) and Teresa Colleran (Kenny).

Kathy and family would like to thank and acknowledge Lori Hook, Debbie Robbins Padgett, and all personnel at Heritage Hall for taking care of Nora under this most difficult time.

To honor Nora’s wishes, no public service will be held.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Red Bank Baptist Church, P.O. Box 932, Nassawadox, VA 23413.

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Arrangements are by Fox Funeral Home, Temperanceville.