Nona Marie Slagley, age 76, of Xenia, Illinois, passed away Thursday night, June 25, 2020, at her home.
She was born January 31, 1944, in Geff, Illinois, the daughter of Homer and Leola (Lee) Winchester. She was united in marriage to William “Bill” Slagley in May of 1962, and together they shared 14 years of marriage until his death May 17,1977.
Nona loved everyone and always had a kind word to say. She had many people that loved her like a mother and her door was always open to anyone who needed her or a little kid that needed a hug.
She is survived by a son: Alan (Lana) Slagley of Louisville; a daughter: Cathy Cooper Ferguson of Xenia; 2 bonus children: Joshua Ferguson and Steven Carlyle; a sister: JoAnn (J.D.) Patridge of Cynthiana, KY; and a sister-in-law: Marion Bonn of Xenia.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband: Bill Slagley; a brother: Carrol Lee Sr.; companion of 23 years: Bill Cooper; and several aunts and uncles.
A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora assisted the family with arrangements. Memorial donations are suggested to Clay County Cancer Crusaders and will be accepted through the funeral home. To share a memory or condolence visit: www.frankandbright.com