June 19, 1996
GERTRUDE L. NOLEN
HAMPTON – Gertrude Lufsey Nolen, 72, died June 17, 1996. A lifelong resident of Hampton, she was the widow of Alva Hawthorne Nolen and had attended Memorial Baptist Church.
Survivors include two daughters, Kay Nolen Robinson and her husband, Stephen P. Smith of Atlanta, Ga., and Trish Nolen of Hampton; a son and daughter-in-law, Charles L. and Ann R. Nolen of Hampton; four sisters, Ethel Martin of Poquoson, Edith Bradley and Laura Ochsenfeld, both of Newport News, and Mabel Fromal and her husband, Albert, of Hampton; and one grandson, Charles L. “C.L.” Nolen II of Hampton.
A graveside service will be conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 20, in Clark Cemetery by Pastor L. Douglas Stowe. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at the R. Hayden Smith Funeral Home.
Memorials may take the form of contributions to the Clark Cemetery Fund, c/o Delbert Ligon, 20 Horton Road, Hampton, Va. 23664; or the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 863, Newport News, Va. 23607.
Arrangements by R. Hayden Smith Funeral Home, in Hampton.