Norma Jean Wiley of Kaufman, TX passed away on Thursday, February 4, 2022. Funeral services will be at Landmark Church of Christ on Saturday, February 12, 2022, in Kaufman, TX at 12:00 PM. Visitation prior to service Saturday, February 12, 2022, from 11:00AM to 12:00PM at Landmark Church of Christ in Kaufman, TX. Interment to follow at Morrow Chapel Cemetery with Pallbearers: John Langford, Cason Jones, Sam Marshall, John Bailey, Tommy Whitlock and Benjamin Whitlock.
Norma was born on December 29, 1931, in Kaufman, TX to Johnie and Ona Lee Evans and was a longtime resident of Kaufman County. She was a member of Kaufman Church of Christ and later a member of Landmark Church of Christ. She graduated from Terrell High School in 1947 as a valedictorian. Shortly after she married JV Wiley on July 21, 1950. Norma worked for Lett Insurance Agency for three years. She later worked for Radio Station WRR in Fair Park for almost 30 years before she retired at the age of 54. She and her family moved back to Kaufman, TX in 1969 and purchased 104 acres farm where they raised cattle and grew a large garden that she loved to work. After her husband passed away in 2002, Norma sold the farm and moved into the City of Kaufman where she loved to do volunteer work at the Church of Christ in the food ministry and coordinated food for funerals and sent out hundreds of cards for the card ministry. She also volunteered for Meals on Wheels. She loved taking snacks and magazines to the Presbyterian Hospital every week. When her health began to fail, she moved into the Three Forks Senior Assisted Living in Forney, TX where she lived until her passing at the wonderful age of 90.
She is survived by her son; Jim Wiley and wife, Theresa of Schertz, TX, daughter; Scherri Holmes of Terrell, TX, grandchildren; Michelle Manning and husband, Robert of Sache, TX, Michael Wiley and wife, Emely of Selma, TX, Christopher Holmes and wife, Kira of Terrell, TX, Shanna Ford of Athens, TX, great grandchildren: Irelynd Manning, Chalmer Manning, Oliver Manning, Bryce Wiley, Jordyn Wiley, Logan Holmes, Joel Ford and Renee’ Ford and other family and friends that will miss her dearly.
Norma was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, JV Wiley, brothers; Earlan Evans, Pat Evans, Doyle Evans and daughter, Jeanne Whitlock.