Norma Jean Strait, 85, passed away November 25, 2017, in Carthage, Mo.
Norma was born April 1, 1932, in Gravette, Ark., to Roy Leonard Phillips and Anna "Terry" Phillips. She was a longtime Carthage resident and worked for Jasper County Title, retiring from there after 40 years. Norma was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene of Carthage.
Norma is survived by two sons, Thomas E. Strait (Tia), of Carthage, and Norman Dale Strait, of Shawnee, Kan.; two sisters, JoAnn Welch, of Lincoln, Ark., and Carmel Lee "Pag" Munyon, of Lincoln; two brothers, Roy Leonard Phillips Jr., of Evansville, Ark., and Gerald Wayne Phillips, of Cane Hill, Ark.; two grandchildren, Tara Ann "Strait" Cross (Peter) and Tristian Strait (Melissa); four great-grandchildren, Rhett, Quinn, Rhyse and Ophelia. Norma was preceded in death by two sisters, Pauline Dillon and Ethel Abshier.
Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, November 30, at Park Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, November 29, at Ulmer Funeral Home. Burial will be at Park Cemetery.
Online condolences may be made at www.ulmerfh.com.
Arrangements are under the direction of Ulmer Funeral Home.
Published on November 28, 2017