Nora H. Bearley


Nora H. Bearley, 94, Oberlin, died Friday, Aug. 22, 2014.

Nora H. Bearley, 94, Oberlin, died Friday, Aug. 22, 2014.

She was born Aug. 20, 1920, in Achilles to Aubra and Hazel (Riblett) Hurst.

She was a homemaker.

Survivors include three sons, Robert Bearley, Kensington, Max Bearley and wife, Beverly, Hays, and Larry Bearley and wife, Judy, Oakley; two daughters, Sandra Allen and husband, Jim, Littleton, Colo., and Montine Alstrom and husband, Jerry, Oberlin; two brothers, Francis Hurst and wife, Florine, Oberlin, and Donald Hurst and wife, Vi, Hays; four sisters, Pauline Olsen, Scottsdale, Ariz., Florine Vernon, Oberlin, Betty Beckley and husband, Duane, Atwood, and Shirley Most and husband, J.D., Russell; eight grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, John "Jack" Bearley; daughter-in-law, Sharon Bearley; a brother, John Hurst; a sister, Eulelia; and a grandson, Aaron Long.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at United Methodist Church, Oberlin; burial in Oberlin Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Pauls Funeral Home, Oberlin, and from 9 a.m. until time of service Monday at the church.

Memorials are suggested to John and Nora Bearley Scholarship Fund, in care of the funeral home.

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