Charlotte Ann Biglane Nobile

Published 12:03 am Tuesday, May 31, 2011

NATCHEZ — Services for Charlotte Ann Biglane Nobile, 66, who died Monday, May 30, 2011, at her home with her sons by her side, will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Trinity Episcopal Church.

Burial will follow at the Natchez City Cemetery under the direction of Laird Funeral Home.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until service time Wednesday.

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Mrs. Nobile was a devoted mother and longtime Natchez resident. She was born in Hattiesburg in 1944 and graduated from Hattiesburg High School and William Carey College.

Prior to moving to Natchez, Mrs. Nobile lived in Hattiesburg, Oxford, Boulder, Colo., and Boston.

She loved Natchez and was active in local business and civic organizations including serving as the president of the Natchez Junior Auxiliary and chairwoman of the Pageant Committee for the Pilgrimage Garden Club.

Mrs. Nobile’s family and friends will remember her most as a devoted mother to her three sons.

Along with her father and brother, Mrs. Nobile helped restore Natchez Under-the-Hill and various properties in the Natchez-Vidalia area. She owned and operated the Riverboat Gift Shop Under-the-Hill from the mid 1980s to the mid 1990s. She also enjoyed traveling, often speaking fondly of her trip to the Middle East in the 1960s. She also followed national and international politics with great interest.

She cherished the company of her family and friends, who will remember her wonderful sense of humor and kind manner.

She was preceded in death by her father, D.A. Biglane, and mother, Mary Temple Biglane.

Survivors include, three sons, Douglas Robert Nobile of Denver, Barrett Andrew Nobile of Natchez and T. Russell Nobile and his wife Emily Smith Nobile of Arlington, Va.; one granddaughter, Charlotte Marie Nobile of Arlington; one brother, James M. Biglane and his wife Nancy K. Biglane and stepmother, Marie S. Biglane, all of Natchez; and extended family in Natchez and throughout Mississippi.

Memorials may be made to the Natchez Children’s Home or the Natchez-Adams County Humane Society.

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