LOOGOOTEE ---- Ava Ernestine Nonte, 80, of Loogootee, passed away at 11:22 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2003 at Daviess Community Hospital in Washington.
Born Nov. 6, 1922 in Dubois County, she was the daughter of Isaac Jackson and Anna Abbigail (Davis) Anderson.
She was a homemaker. She was a 1943 graduate of Cuzco High School and in 1946 she graduated as a registered nurse from Norton Memorial Infirmary School of Nursing in Louisville, Ky. She was a member of Cuzco Christian Church.
Survivors include four sons, Alan Robert Nonte of Jasper; Curtis Reed Nonte of Bloomfield; Stephen Barry Nonte of Bloomfield, and Brent George Nonte of Loogootee; two daughters, Valerie Gail O'Brien and Dawn Denise Taylor both of Loogootee; two brothers, Perry Anderson of Crane and Rufus Weaver of French Lick; two sisters, Norma Williamson of Odon and Grace Bushert of Springville; 15 grandchildren; five step-grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and two step-great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph William Nonte on July 16, 1985; son, Jackie Darrell Nonte on June 7, 1967; two grandchildren, Lindsay Brooke Nonte and Baby Fisher; four brothers, Delbert Kellams, Gilbert Weaver, Wallace Weaver and Glennie Ray Weaver; and two sisters, Maude Wolfington and Hattie Collins.
Funeral service will be at Harvest Community Church in Bloomfield at 2 p.m. on Saturday. Burial will follow at Owensburg Cemetery.
Friends may call at Brocksmith Funeral Home in Loogootee from 1-8 p.m. today and from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Saturday.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.