Nora M. Bostic

October 26, 1934 ‒ December 20, 2018

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Nora M. Bostic, age 84, of Mount Vernon, Ohio, passed away on Thursday, December 20, 2018 at the Ohio Eastern Star Home in Mount Vernon. She was born on October 26, 1934 in Grundy, Virginia the daughter of James A. and Nora F. (Stacy) Childress.

Nora previously worked as a nurse for Martin Memorial Hospital in Mount Vernon, Heartland Nursing Home in Centerburg, Ohio and also served as a private duty nurse in Knox County.    She was a member of the Licensed Practical Nurses Association for over 35 years and served as the Nursing Education Coordinator for the State of Ohio.

She is survived by her children; Joyce (Dick) Wilder VanHorn of Howard and Bruce (Mary) Bostic of Missouri; ten grandchildren, Heidi (Curtis) Wagner, Rachel (Casey) Tyson, Ryan (Pablo) Bostic, Jessica French, Jay Bostic, Brian (Alyssa) Bostic, Hannah Bostic, Amy (Scott) Mathison, Melissa (Dustin) Lyons and William (Nicole) Rexroth; nineteen great grandchildren; two brothers, James (Daryl) Childress,  Clyde (Rita) Childress; four sisters, Janice (Eulis) Patrick, Elizabeth (Richard) Monk, Wilma (Danny) Hall, Darlene (David) Lewis and a daughter-in-law, Dru Bostic.

Besides her parents she was preceded in death by a son, Glenn Bostic, a brother, Raymond Childress and a sister Gay Edgin.

A funeral service will be held on Monday, December 24, 2018 beginning at 11 a.m. at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home, 619 E. High Street, Mount Vernon, Ohio where friends may call from 10 a.m. until the time of service.  Burial will follow in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.

Memorial contributions in Nora’s name may be made to Hospice of Knox County.

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The Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home of Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Nora M. Bostic.

  • I had the joy of working as a Nurses Aide at Martin Memorial Hospital back in 1968-1969 and Mrs. Bostic was one of my favorite nurses to work with. She was a wonderful person and a wonderful nurse. She was always so kind and caring. My thoughts and prayers are with each of you.

    • Thank you so much for sharing those special memories of our wonderful mother. It means a lot to us.

    • Thank you so much Susan. Yes there are many good memories from growing up down there.
      Merry Christmas to you and yours!

  • Dear Jessica, Kora & Kirra,
    I’m sorry for your loss. I remember you sharing with me how much you treasured your Grandma!
    Warm Hug,
    Psalm 116:15a
    Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of His godly ones.