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Nora C. McWhorter, 84, formerly of Greenup, went home to be with the Lord Saturday, July 22, 2017, at her residence in Wesley Villiage.
Nora was born Nov. 4, 1932, in Raceland, a daughter of the late Charles Lee and Blanche Sammons Cales.
She was preceded in death by her loving husband, George "Buddo" McWhorter.
Nora enjoyed her loving family. She was an active member of Greenup Christian Church and in the community until her recent move to Wilmore, to be closer to family. She and George "Buddo", her devoted husband who preceded her in death, also enjoyed boating, being with good friends and neighbors and being involved with youth through church, community and school activities.
Nora was extremely talented and excelled at several careers throughout her life. She was owner of "The Gift Box", a former editor of "The Greenup News", a typist for Jesse Stuart, a court administrator for former Circuit Judge Oscar Sammons, an elementary school teacher and bookkeeper at Kinner Lumber.
One of her and Buddo's greatest accomplishments and a source of pride was to develop Greenup Elementary School into Stoneside Apartments.
She is survived by a sister, Genie C.McKenzie; a son, David (Linda) McWhorter of Lexington; a daughter, Dana (Ken) Katterjohn of Franklin, Tenn.; three grandchildren, Ben (Hillary) McWhorter, AJ McWhorter of Lexington and Brittany (Stanley) Ross of Clarksville, Tenn.; a great-grandson, Charlie McWhorter; and several cousins.
Funeral services will be at noon Tuesday, July 25, 2017, at Greenup Christian Church in Greenup by David Stultz. Burial will be in Siloam Cemetery in South Shore.
Visitation will be be after 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Greenup Christian Church, JDRF or Diabetes Association.
Reed Funeral Home in Greenup is in charge of the arrangements.
Condolences may be sent to rlrfuneralhome.com
Published on July 23, 2017
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