September 26. 2006
Mrs. Nora Covington Strasser, age 65, of Chapel Hill, Tennessee died Tuesday, September 26, 2006. She was a native of Pine Bluff, Arkansas and was the daughter of the late Robert Troy and Mary Freda Brenke Covington. Mrs. Strasser was a farm wife and a life long volunteer of many organizations including; Dairy Superintindent of the Tennesssee State Fair, Guernsey Superintendent of the Mid-South Fair, Secretary and board member of Tennessee Dairy Expo, Farm Bureau Women and board member of the Marshall County Farm Bureau, 4-H volunteer, Girl Scout leader and volunteer, and was a founding member of C.H.A.M.P.S. organization now known as K.I.D.D.S. First. She was a member of St William Catholic Church in Shelbyvillle, and was very active and influential in all phases of worship and parish life. Mrs. Strasser was preceded in death by her husband, John H. Strasser who died in May of 2006 and by a daughter, Theresa.
She is survived by daughters, RoseMary Strasser and fiancee, Micchael Heaton of Chapel Hill, and Briana Strasser of Chapel Hill, Tn,; sons and daughters-in-law,; Leo and Sherry Strasser, Unionville, Toby an d Jenny Strasser, Chapel Hill, Dan and Cara June Strasser, Chapel Hill; grandchildren, Ross, Sydney, Lyne, Dustie, Andie, Emma June, and Ellarose Strasser; aunt, Mrs. Margaret (Ed) Karlovic, Pine Bluff, Ar.
Visitation was held at Lawrence Funeral Home, Chapel Hill, on Thursday, September 28, 2006 at 5 p.m. The Rosary will be recited at 5 p.m. Friday, September 29.2006 with visitation at 5:30 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be conducted Saturday, September 30, 2006 at 10 a.m. at St. William Catholic Church, Shelbyville, with Father Paul Portland officiating. Burial will follow at the Cemetery on the family dairy farm in Chapel Hill.
In lieu of flowers, Memorial donations may be made to St. William Catholic Church Playground Fund, Marshall County 4-H or Ag in the Classroom.
Lawrence Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Chapel Hill, in charge of arrangements.