Nora Spurgeon


Nora June Spurgeon, 88, Belle, passed away Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Jefferson City.   

She was born April 10, 1931, to  John and Florence (Mitchell) Meurer, in Rolla.   

She was united in marriage to Samuel Ray “Sonny” Spurgeon, July 2, 1955.

June attended church at Highgate Baptist Church, where she served as  a Sunday school teacher, council member and was involved in the activities and fellowship committees for many years. She worked at Rice-Stix Dress Factory for 13 years. She farmed alongside her husband and son the rest of her life. 

She was preceded in death by parents, John and Florence; and infant daughter, Vanessa June.

She is survived by husband, Ray “Sonny” Spurgeon; son, Dennis Spurgeon and wife Donna; grandsons, Dustin Spurgeon and wife Dani and Dean Spurgeon; brothers, Frank and John Meurer; and four great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were Monday, Aug. 5, at Highgate Baptist Church with Pastor Doug Williams officiating. Interment followed in the Highgate Cemetery.   

Memorial contributions suggested to Highgate Baptist Church.

Arrangements entrusted to Sassmann’s Chapel, Belle.


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