In Memory of Noel Nolley





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Noel Nolley

Noel Shirley Nolley was born in Ocean City NJ on March 31, 1934 to Louisa and Nathan Davis, Sr. She departed this world on January 8, 2021 and was a life-long resident of Ocean City, NJ graduating from Ocean City High School in 1952. Noel met and married her late husband Edward Nolley in 1962. They were blessed with four children: Shirley Watts of Ocean City, NJ, Sandra Nolley of Clementon, NJ, James Nolley of North Brunswick, NJ and Edward Nolley, Jr. of Atlantic City, NJ. Noel held several jobs during her life, including as a nursing assistant at Shore Memorial Hospital. However, she was most proud of her work with children and families as part of the Ocean City Head Start program. She was active in her community, participating on local school boards, in political organizations, social organizations and her spiritual home, Macedonia United Methodist Church. Noel will continue to hold a special place in the hearts and minds of many because of her vibrant personality. She is preceded in death by her younger brothers, Louis Davis and Carlton Davis, both of Ocean City. She is survived by her children, her eldest brother Nathan Davis, Jr., Sisters-in-Law Emma Davis, Marion Davis and Fay Wright, 11 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren as well as a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.