Deborah Ann Norman

Thursday, January 16, 2014

TRUMANN -- Deborah Ann Norman of Trumann passed away Dec. 22, 2013 at the age of 64. She was in Jonesboro to Ray and Ann Knight and lived most of her life in Trumann and Missouri. Mrs. Norman was preceded in death by her husband Jim; parents; and her grandparents Earl and Kate Richardson. She is survived by her daughter Elizabeth (Beth) Ann Dye, son-in-law Jason, and grandsons Ryan and Blake of Platte City, Mo; sister Elizabeth (Libby) Evans of Trumann; aunts Alice Williams of Searcy and Daphna Hall of Hot Springs; and uncle Don (Jo) Richardson of Gulfport, Miss.

Debby was a member of First Baptist Church in Trumann where she served on the Benevolence Committee and prepared Wednesday night meals for the church and youth. She was a member of the Poinsettia Club where she served as President and for several years co-chaired the Christmas parade of homes. She served on various committees in the Trumann Fine Arts Council, Trumann Alumni Association and the Wild Duck Festival. She was a graduate of Trumann High School and attended Arkansas State University and the University of Arkansas, Debby was a devoted mother, adoring "Gran" of her grandsons, loving sister and a cherished friend of many.

A memorial service was held Jan. 2 at the First Baptist Church. Those wishing to leave lasting memorials may consider Trumann First Baptist Church. Online guest book can be signed at www.thompsonfuneralhome.net