Norma Jean Spear was born to John & Ada (Lambdin) Schultz June 18, 1930. She married Charles Russell Spear January 19, 1951. She was preceded in death by her husband of 45 years on September 26, 1997, mother and father, sisters, June Elliott and Dorothy Hornback & brother, Lee Stultz.
She leaves precious memories for her children, grandchildren & great grandchildren including, daughter, Janet Lynn Keehn (Gary) of Paoli, son, Larry Dale Spear (Pam) of Nashville, TN, granddaughters, Jessica Strauss (Jason) of Paoli, Allison Zink (Eric) of Salem, Brittany Sevenich (Alex), Kristen Kinnis (Micheal) & Rachel Hughes (Kameron) all of Nashville, TN & great grandchildren, Hudson & Krayton Strauss, Charlie Zink, Reagan Kinnis & Ainsley Hughes.
Norma Jean graduated from Paoli High School in 1948. She worked in her uncle’s restaurant (Andy’s) during high school. After 34 years she retired from Paoli Jr. Sr. High School Cafeteria and also was a seamstress for over 50 years. She was a member of Paoli Church of Christ and taught 2nd and 3rd grade Sunday school class. She was a member of Tri Kappa Sorority and Associate Tri Kappa where she served several offices and committees.
Her life portrayed the words of Paul who spoke, “I have fought the good fight and kept the faith.”
The funeral for Norma Jean Spear will be 11am Friday, December 18 at McAdams Mortuary. Bro. Lee Collins will officiate. Burial will be in Paoli Community Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-8pm Thursday, December 17 at the funeral home and Friday morning after from 9am until the service time at 11am. To send a condolence visit mcadamsmortuary.com. Due to the Corona virus pandemic, attendance will be limited to 25 guests at a time. Guests are required to wear masks and practice social distancing (6 ft). If you are showing symptoms of illness (fever or chills, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fatigue, muscle or body aches, headache, new loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion or runny nose, nausea or vomiting or diarrhea) please do not attend. Thank you for your cooperation.
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