CENTRALIA — Nellie Elizabeth (Noller) Norville, 86, of Centralia, passed away Monday, September 13, 2021, in her home surrounded by her family.
Nellie was born January 9, 1935, in Junction City, the daughter of Ralph Noller and Alice L. (Keeler) Noller. Nellie married Pat Parker in 1954 and they later divorced. She married Kenneth Norville on January 10, 1988, and he preceded her in death on October 6, 1996.
Nellie is survived by her six children: Debra Meredith of Centralia, Cherry Wiedle-Stewart of Shattuc, L. Joe Parker and wife Connie of Centralia, Alicia Phillips and husband Brad of Centralia, Kristie Greene and husband Mark of Centralia, and Genny Luitjohan and husband Keith of Centralia; twenty grandchildren; thirty-four great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; one sister: Linda Kay Hart of California; and several nieces and nephews.
Nellie was preceded in death by her parents: Ralph and Alice Noller, three siblings: Faye Ranft, Marie Wilson, and Leslie James Noller; one infant child; and four sons-in-law: Kennie Meredith, Robert Wiedle, Rick Stewart, and Ralph Cooper.
Nellie was a member of the Central City Baptist Church. She was also a lifelong member of the VFW and was a Pink Lady. She loved reading, painting, and sewing. She enjoyed fishing, camping, and going to her grandkidsâ€™ ball games. She was a loving mother and grandmother. Her family said her eyes would light up when she was around her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She will be dearly missed.
Funeral services for Nellie Norville will be held at 12 p.m. Friday, September 17, 2021, at the Sutherland-Garnier Funeral Home with her son-in-law Mark Greene officiating. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Park. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. Friday, September 17, 2021, at the funeral home. Due to recent CDC Guidelines, masks and social distancing will be observed.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Alzheimers Association or the Centralia Fire Protection District and will be accepted at Sutherland-Garnier Funeral Home at 235 North Sycamore Street in Centralia, Illinois 62801 618-532-3523, who is honored to be of service to the Norville family.
Online condolences may be made to the family by visiting sutherlandfuneralhome.com or the Funeral Home’s Facebook page.