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Nobia Bookout

Thursday, September 11, 2003

Born 4-24-1915 -- Died 8-30-2003

Nobia Sellars Bookout, of Wiseman, Ark., daughter of the late John and Betty Mathis Sellars, was born April 24, 1915, in the Johnson View community, north of Violet Hill. She died Aug. 30, 2003, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, at the age of 88 years.

She married Claude Bookout July 31, 1932, at Violet Hill, Ark. To this union two children were born. Nobia spent her years as a farmer's wife and a homemaker. She was a member of Wiseman Methodist Church for over 55 years, being a Sun-day School teacher part of the time.

She leaves to mourn her passing, a daughter, Jo Ella Bookout Todd and husband, Granville, of Wiseman; a son, Bobby Bookout and wife, Pat, of Wiseman; granddaughters -- Vicki Stripling and husband, Rick, of Jonesboro and Tammy Worden and husband, Bill, of Memphis; great-granddaughter, Ashley Stripling; great-grandsons -- Todd Stripling and Grant Worden; and many other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband; a brother, Cleo Sellars; two sisters -- Clarice Powell and Tressie Blevins and her mother and father.

The funeral was Sept. 2 at Wiseman Methodist Church in Violet Hill Cemetery with arrangement by Cox-Blevins Funeral Home of Salem, Ark.