Norma J. Weaver

Norma J. Weaver, age 86, of Jonesboro, passed away Wednesday, September 13, 2017.

Funeral services were held on Monday, September 18, 2017, at First Baptist Church in Gatesville.

Burial followed at Restland Cemetery.

Norma was born on December 9, 1930, in Paris, Texas, to the late James L. Brumley and Ella Mae Gates Brumley. She graduated from Odessa High School in 1948. She continued her education at Howard Payne College and Stephen F. Austin State College. She married John Weaver on March 5, 1955, in Gatesville. She raised fi ve children, worked full-time, and was a preacher’s wife. She retired from Hamilton General Hospital as a medical technologist. She was a member of First Baptist Church Gatesville and was active in the Women on Mission Group.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 62 years, John Henry Weaver; and sisters, Joy Farnam and Mary Lou Jernigan.

Norma is survived by her children, James Weaver and wife, Maria of Hamilton, Julie Weaver Patterson and husband, Michael of Crawford, Joel Weaver and wife, Joanne of Georgetown, Jana Weaver Cain and husband, Frank of San Clemente, California and Jennifer Weaver Ragsdale and husband, James of Gatesville; 12 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and sister, Sue McCown and husband, Steve.

Memorials may be made to the Ruby Holloway Weaver Memorial Scholarship Fund, c/o Denise Mooney, National United, P.O. Box 779, Gatesville, TX 76528.

December 9, 1930 – September 13, 2017

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