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Ada Nooks

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XENIA — Ada Louise Nooks, age 89, of Xenia, passed away Thursday, May 10, 2018. She was born April 8, 1929 in Xenia, Ohio, the daughter of Ada Blythe and Oscar Bowen Sr. She was preceded in death by her parents, her step father: Walter Merritt; her son: Richard M. Nooks; sister: Mary "Midget" Norris; step sister: Winlan "Boots" Headen; husband, Melvin L. Nooks on April 17, 2018. She is survived by her children: Rita Caldwell and Marvin Nooks, both of Xenia; brother: Oscar Bowen Jr.; 3 grandchildren: Regina Morton, Kelly Muhammad and Janun Vincent Nooks and 4 great grandchildren: Dante Wilkerson and Trinity Morton and Kalil and Kaya Muhammad; special niece: Sharon Lockhart; as well as numerous other nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends, including a special friend: Edith Skinner. Mrs. Nooks was a devoted homemaker, housewife and mother. She enjoyed flower gardening, cooking, sewing and fishing. She was especially proud of her Christmas trees, that she loved decorating each year and which will be missed by neighbors. She will be fondly remembered by her children as being the best mother ever. Services for both Ada, Melvin and Richard are pending for a later date. The family would like to invite friends and family to a service brief in nature, with non-formal attire, more details to follow. Online condolences may be sent to www.mccolaughfuneralhome.com.


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Published in Xenia Daily Gazette from May 16 to May 17, 2018