March 5, 1923-Aug. 28, 2007
BENKELMAN -- Georgia Jean Novacek, 84, died Tuesday (Aug. 28, 2007), at the Sarah Ann Hester Memorial Home in Benkelman.
She was born March 5, 1923, at Palisade, to Leslie and Nella (Branum) Bailey. After graduating from high school, she met Vincent Louis Novacek and on Oct. 7, 1945, they were united in marriage at St. Francis. The couple moved to Benkelman, where she spent her entire adult life.
She worked as a postal clerk in Benkelman for many years before her retirement in 1991.
She was a member of the United Presbyterian Church in Benkelman.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Leslie and Nella Bailey; her husband, Vincent Novacek; and brothers, Floyd and Arthur Bailey.
Survivors include her sons, Dennis Novacek and wife, Terri of Kearney and Kenneth Novacek and wife, Vinjan of Tampa, Fla.; sisters, Marjorie Fink of Fort Collins, Colo., and Virginia McCurdy of Tucson, Ariz.; a brother, Leslie Bailey, Jr. and wife, Shirley of Harrison, Ark.; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Funeral services were today at Forch Funeral Chapel in Benkelman with Marcine Farmer, PMA officiating. Interment followed the service at the Benkelman Cemetery.
There was no visitation.
Forch Funeral Chapel of Benkelman is in charge of arrangements.