Naomi Katherine


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Naomi Katherine Machen

Oct 17 1926 - Apr 12 2009

Naomi Katherine Machen, age 82, of Frisco, Texas, passed away April 12, 2009, in Frisco. Naomi was born October 17, 1926, in Epps, Louisiana, to Oliver Clifton and Della Mae (Griffith) Bass. She married Johnny Charles Machen on November 27, 1946 in Chandler, Arizona. Naomi was a member of the Baptist faith. She was a devoted wife and mother who enjoyed her husband, sons, grandchildren, and her church immensely. She is survived by her sons, Tom Machen of Memphis, Tennessee and Chris Machen of Plano, Texas; grandchildren, John Machen of Memphis, Tennessee, Jennifer Bush and husband Stephen of Chapel Hill, North Carolina, and Ryan Machen of Plano, Texas; great-granddaughter, Elizabeth Joy Bush of Chapel Hill, North Carolina; sisters, Ofa Hopkins of Apex, North Carolina and Elaine Barnette and husband Howard of Austin, Texas; and several loving nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Johnny, four brothers, and three sisters. Funeral services will be held at 4:00 P.M., Friday, April 17, 2009, at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel in Allen, Texas with Rev. Frank Mathews officiating. Interment will follow at Ridgeview Memorial Park in Allen.
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