Nora Elia Ortega

Monday, May 18, 2015

Nora Elia Ortega, 51, of Monett, passed away on Friday, May 15, 2015, at the Roaring River Health and Rehab in Cassville. She was born on June 27, 1963, in McAllen, Texas, daughter of Emilio A. Alva and Trina (Chapa) Herd. Mrs. Ortega was a member of the SUMC El Mesias Hispanic congregation in Monett.

Survivors include: one daughter, Victoria Baugher and her husband, Daylon, of Springfield; one son, Martin Ortega, of Columbia; her mother, Trina Herd, and her husband, Ray, of Monett; two sisters, Norma Ortega and her husband, Roberto, of Purdy, and Genie Lane, of Wauseon, Ohio; and one granddaughter.

She was preceded in death by her father, Emilio A. Alva.

Funeral services were held Tuesday at the First United Methodist Church in Monett, with Pastor Juan Ramon Velasquez, and Pastor Lupe Salinas officiating.

Cremation arrangements are under the direction of the White Funeral Home & Crematory, Cassville.