Norma A. Corrie, 83, Brazil, died April 15, 2008, at Cloverleaf Healthcare facility.
She had been a resident there for the past two years.
She was born Jan. 2, 1925, in Clay County, as the daughter of Ray and Lillian Hibbs Holland.
She was proud to say that during World War II, she worked as a welder in a plant in Terre Haute making everything from bedpans to ammunition for the war effort.
In the past, she worked as a waitress at The Pub, Palmers and had worked in the cafeteria at the former Brazil High School.
When her health would allow, she attended the Bethel United Methodist Church.
She enjoyed writing, collecting angels and playing Uno with her grandchildren. She loved the holidays and having everyone in her home. She made beautiful Easter eggs and delighted in cooking for her family.
Survivors include her sons Robert Corrie and Dan Corrie, Brazil, grandchildren, April Corrie, Brazil, Sarah Corrie, Terre Haute, Galen Corrie, California, and Stacy Bell, Brazil, great-granddaughter Madalyn Byrer, sister Shirley Knapp, nieces, nephews and other extended family.
She was preceded in death by her parents, sister Wanetta Glenn, brother Robert Holland and stepbrother William Holland.
A memorial service will take place at 1 p.m., Friday, at French Funeral Home, with Rev. Ernie Rush officiating. At her request, cremation will take p lace with disposition of the ashes at a later date.
Visitation will be Friday from noon-1 p.m.
Post a heart of condolence at www.frenchfuneralhome.com.