Audrey Ogle Novell, 88, of 366 Jeb Stuart Road, Martinsville, died Wednesday, March 25, 2009 at Memorial Hospital of Martinsville and Henry County. Born on Aug. 6, 1920 in Erie, Tenn., she was a daughter of the late Thomas Harley Ogle and Blanche Dalton Ogle. In addition to her parents she was pre-deceased by her husband William Fuqua Novell; a son Robert W. Novell; two sisters Opal Marshall and Virgie Cooper; and three brothers Wes Ogle, Leon D. Ogle and Carl Ogle.
Mrs. Novell was a member of the First Assembly of God, Martinsville, and was a nurse’s aid for Memorial Hospital of Martinsville and Henry County. She also did private duty nursing.
Surviving are her two daughters Brenda Novell Taylor and Harriet Novell Sirt, both of Ridgeway; 12 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral service was held Friday, March 27, 2009 at 7 p.m. at Norris Funeral Services Chapel with Rev. Alvin Nunley officiating. Burial was Saturday, March 28, 2009 at 11 a.m. at Little Vine Cemetery, Sylvatus (Carroll County). The family received friends on Friday, prior to the funeral, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Norris Funeral Services.
Norris Funeral Services, Inc. and Crematory, Martinsville, is serving the Novell family.
Online condolences may be made at www.norrisfuneral.com.