Nora Jane Besser

Nora J. Besser, 69 of Zanesville, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loved ones on April 22, 2022 at the Morrison House of Zanesville.

She was born on July 19, 1952, in Zanesville, daughter of the late Ross Alexander and Ruth Cummings. Nora worked at the Zanesville Metropolitan Housing Authority as a volunteer. She was always known to be one of the sweetest and most caring people. In her free time, she enjoyed her country music and spending time with her family and her cats.

She is survived by her life partner, Bob Grover; son, Daniel (Trisha) Jewell; daughters, Virginia (Gary) Wheeler, Christy (Chris) Kirkbride; grandchildren, Andrew and Ashley Jewell; great-grandchild, Paityn Jewell; sisters, Mary Summerville, Marsha Brown; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her brothers, William Alexander, Rufus Alexander, Larry Alexander, Art Alexander, and Virgil Alexander; sisters, Tanya Alexander, Ruthy Stotts, Blenda Chaplin, Margaret Rush, Janet Real, and Ella Real.

Calling hours will be held on Tuesday April 26, 2022 from 11:00 AM- 1:00 PM at DeLong-Baker & Lanning Funeral Home. Services will be held at 1:00 PM with Greg Jadwin officiating. Burial will follow services at Zanesville Memorial Park Cemetery.

DeLong-Baker & Lanning Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

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