Letha Emily Riott, 82, of Cassville, passed away Monday, March 1, 2010, in Barry County Care Center, Cassville.
She was born March 18, 1927, in Halltown, the daughter of Joel W. and Myrtle Emily (Hemphill) Norris. She was united in marriage to James Ronald Brown, who preceded her in death. To this union six children were born. She was also preceded in death by her parents, two brothers and three sisters.
Survivors include: three sons, George Brown and his wife, Tammy, of Ohio, David Brown, of Exeter, and Carl Brown, of Butterfield; two daughters, Evaleah Vaughn, of Joplin, and Royce McGarigle and her husband, Barrett, of Purdy; one brother, Joel Norris, of Wilmington, N.C.; one sister, Eula Lauchman, of California; 12 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
She received her education in the Chesapeake school system. She was a motel housekeeper for several years.
Funeral services were held Thursday in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Rick Hendrix conducted the services. Burial was at Sparks Cemetery, Butterfield.
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