Norma Louise Shears Starkey, 91, of Marietta, went home to heaven on Sunday (Feb. 2, 2014) at Harmar Place.
Norma was born on March 6, 1922, in Moore's Junction-Marietta, Ohio, to Pearl and Maggie L. Trautman Shears (both deceased).
She is survived by one sister, Irma Rapp of Marietta; three daughters, Phyllis Brown of Vienna, W.Va., Margaret Owens of Mary Esther, Fla., and Diana Starkey of Kannapolis, N.C.; 13 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and 10 great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her son, Jerald "Jerry" Starkey in 2009; and six brothers and sisters.
Services be held at 2 p.m. Thursday (Feb. 6, 2014) at the Hadley Funeral Home Reno Chapel. Family will receive friends from 2 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home.
The family wishes to thank the employees at Harmar Place for the wonderful and loving care they provided.
Online condolences may be made at www.hadleyfh.com.