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Norma R. (Hurst) Edwards

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Norma R. (Hurst) Edwards, 82, Terre Haute, formerly of Brazil, passed away at home July 20, 2011.

She was born May 9, 1929, in Indianapolis, the daughter of Selba and Lillian (Folse) Hurst. Norma married Edd E. Edwards May 9, 1953, and he preceded her in death in 1982. Throughout the years, Norma had worked as a beautician, at the Banner Graphic in Cloverdale and Greencastle and Operation Life in Greencastle. When her daughters, Valda and Terri, entered high school Norma bravely returned to class with her daughters later to earn her high school diploma in 1971. Norma worked as a dispatcher, EMT and Assistant Director for Athens Ambulance until she retired.

In her free time, Norma enjoyed playing bingo and euchre and spending time with her family.

She was preceded in death by her parents Selba and Lillian Hurst, husband Edd and daughters Rhea and Darcy.

She is survived by her daughters Valda Stone (Steve), Terre Haute, Terri White (Casey), Coal City, and Michele Musick, Sebring, Fla., grandchildren Paula O'Brien (Pat), Brian Hemmerling (Amanda Lytle), Ashley Stone (Greg DePersio), Courtney Stone (Tom Woodard), Josh Wright, Caleb Musick, Stephanie Stone, Joey Musick and 10 great-grandchildren, half-brothers Wayne Hurst and Rick Hurst, special friends Sandy Moore, Dennis Rose, Dr. Karla Zody, and Tim and Paula Wilson, as well as many friends and extended family members.

Friends are welcome to join her family at Lawson-Miller Chapel, Saturday, July 23, 2011, from 4-8 p.m., to celebrate her life.

At her request, she will be cremated and her ashes will be buried at Maple Hill Cemetery, Plainfield, beside her husband and daughters.

Visit www.frenchfuneral-home.com to light a candle in her memory.