Mrs. Norma E. Nipper, age 81, of Brilliant, passed away on Tuesday, November 19, 2013, in the Marion Regional Nursing Home in Hamilton. Mrs. Nipper was born on February 14, 1932 in Texas, she was the daughter of Robert and Norma Brogdon Starritt. Mrs. Nipper worked for many years at Wee Wisdom Daycare in Vernon, and was a member of Winfield First Baptist Church and Keenagers. She was preceded in death by her parents, a son, Henry Wayne Nipper and brother Robert Lee Starritt. She is survived by her husband William Henry Nipper of Brilliant, daughter Jean (Daniel) Koester of Winfield, grandchildren William Allan (Misty) Koester of Vernon, and Rebekah Koester of Winfield, great grandson, Spencer Koester of Vernon, sister, Wanda Staritt (Gayl) Dopson of Oracle, AZ, and a sister-in-law, Elouise Nipper of Brilliant. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday from the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel, with burial to follow in the West Alabama Memorial Gardens in Gu-Win. Visitation will be from 12:00 noon until 2:00 p.m. (service time) on Friday. Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield serving the Nipper family.