Mrs. Nora Ann Lipscomb, 88, wife of the late William F. Lipscomb, and a longtime
resident of Marionville, Va., passed away Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at her home in
She was born November 3, 1931 in Birdsnest, Va. 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 Methodish Church for many years. She
retired in 2019 and began her new journey shortly after, meeting her new friend Mary
Isdell, whom shared a room with her at Heritage Hall. They looked out for each other
and were never seperated. Thank you Mary for your kindness.
Survivors include her daughter, Kathy Merritt, adopted daughter Betty Ann Perry, a
grand-daughter Michelle Merritt Gulledge and boyfriend Manny O'Neal; a greatgranddaughter
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
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,
PO Box 932, Nassawadox, VA23413.
Memory tributes may be shared with the family at foxfuneralhomes.com
Arrangements by Fox Funeral Home, Temperanceville.
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