Delia Elizabeth B. “Miss Betty” Norman passed away Aug. 22, 2013, in Shreveport, La. She moved from Dayton in 2000 to Minden, La. to live near her daughter. She would have celebrated her 89th birthday on Aug. 30. She had been hospitalized from the first part of July. A former resident of Evensville, she was preceded in death by her husband, Darwin Dean Norman and is survived by her daughters, Linda (Randall) Wyatt of Auburn, Ala. and Sylvia (Allen) Dumas of Minden, La.; her grandson, Jay (Bren) Revis of Atlanta, Ga.; granddaughter, Lisa (Stan) Bolding of Harrison, Ark. and great-grandson, James Revis of Atlanta, Ga.
She graduated from Bryan College and taught school in the Rhea County School System for many years. She was very active in her church, Evensville Baptist, while living in Evensville and Calvary Baptist in Minden, La. She volunteered with the American Red Cross in Dayton and worked many hours at the Rhea County Medical Center as a volunteer. She loved gardening and spending time working in her yard.
A graveside service will be held Sunday, Aug. 25, at 2 p.m. at the Norman Cemetery on Back Valley Road. Stan Bolding will conduct the service. The family will receive friends at a reception to be held at the Evensville Baptist Church, located on Highway 27 in Evensville, immediately following the graveside service.
Please share your memories of “Miss Betty” on her on-line guest register at www, vanderwallfh.com
The family is being served by the Vanderwall Funeral Home in Dayton.