Naomi Victoria (Williams) Rector, age 90 of Covington, died at 5:32 p.m. on Thursday, April 29, 2010 at her daughter’s residence surrounded by her loving family.
Naomi was born on October 28, 1919 in Asheville, NC. She was the daughter of Charles Bernard and Maude Blanch (Ramsey) Williams. She was a graduate of Venable High School. She married Ernest V. Rector on May 15, 1942 in South Carolina. He preceded her in death on April 10, 1984. They had moved from Asheville, NC to Covington in 1956 when Ernie went to work at Olin Matheson.
Naomi was a member of the Covington United Methodist Church and had attended Phanuel Lutheran Church in Wallace. She loved knitting, ceramics, traveling, dolls and most of all Bingo. She loved life and when asked how she was feeling. . . it was always, “I am fine”. She enjoyed people and never met a stranger.
She and her husband raised 3 daughters, Pat Hoopengarner (Paul) of Cloverdale, IN, Pamela Bentley (Stanley) of St. Cloud, FL, and Penny Carrell (John) of Veedersburg, IN.
Also surviving are,
Grandchildren, Carol Smith (Ronnie) of Fillmore, IN, Jane Best (Robbie) of Waveland, IN, Michelle Richards (Brian) of Orlando, FL, Laura Perron of Marshall, IL, John Carrell (Heather) of Darlington, IN and Erin Carrell (Emerson Davis) of Indianapolis, IN
Great-grandchildren, Zachary Carrell, Baily Carrell, Dakota Carrell Davis, Blaza Perron, Colin Perron, and Carleigh Richards
Many nieces, nephews, brothers-in-law, and sisters-in-law
Naomi was preceded in death by her parents, 3 sisters, Charlotte White, Aileen Weesner, and Edna Ingle, and 1 nephew, Edward Weesner.
Visitation will be at Dickerson Funeral Home in Veedersburg on Monday, May 3, 2010 from 2:00 until service time at 4:00 p.m. Interment will be at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Covington. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. Online condolences may be made at www.dickersonfuneralhome.com.