Norma C. Litchfield

Norma C. Litchfield

Norma C.  Litchfield, 94, Palmyra, Mo., passed away Friday, Sept. 13, 2019, in her home.

Norma was born Dec. 20, 1924, in Kansas City, Kan., to Wilber F. and Essie Whaler Bernard. She was married to Richard Lincoln Litchfield on May 13, 1945 in Paola, Kan.  He preceded her in death on Jan. 18, 2019.

Survivors include her daughter, Nancy Lee (Roy) Miller, Palmyra; son, David Bernard Litchfield, Jefferson City, Mo.; grandson, Scott C. (Carie) Miller; great-grandchildren, Morgan Riley Miller, Chase Lincoln Miller and Tyler Wayne Miller.

Norma was also preceded in death by her parents; and a brother, Keith Bernard.

She was a medical secretary, worked in the family locker business and had also worked at Flower City Florist. 

The focus of her life was being a homemaker and taking care of her family. Norma loved to cook. 

She was a faithful member of the Palmyra United Methodist Church and sang in the choir for years. 

Norma enjoyed being a member of the Auxiliary of Gideons International, The Pierian Club and The Eastern Star organizations. Road trips with her family around the states gave her much joy.

Funeral Services will be at 2 p.m., Tuesday Sept. 17, at Lewis Brothers Funeral Chapel in Palmyra. Pastor Eric Anderson will officiate. Burial will be in the Greenwood Cemetery in Palmyra.

Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m., Monday, Sept. 16, at Lewis Brothers Funeral Chapel. 

Pallbearers will be Scott Miller, Morgan Riley Miller, Chase Lincoln Miller and Tyler Wayne Miller.

Memorials may be made to the Palmyra United Methodist Church or Gideons International.

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