Norma Roseanna Smith (nee Parrett) of Salem, Missouri was born October 26, 1937 in Cherryville, Missouri to Elbert and Myrna Petty Parrett and passed away on Saturday, November 30, 2019 at the age of 82 years, 1 month and 4 days.
In May of 1954 in Cherryville, Missouri she married Jimmie Smith.
She was a member of the Cherryville Baptist Church for many years. Norma had been a Sunday school teacher at one time and also had sung in the church choir.
She had been employed at International Shoe in Salem, Missouri for several years some time ago. Norma loved working in her garden, especially growing roses and irises. She enjoyed bowling with her friends on a bowling league and giving hugs to all.
She was preceded in death by her parents; Elbert and Myrna Parrett; brothers, Glenn Parrett, Clarence Parrett and infant James Parrett; brother-in-law, Clinton Hewkin; and sister-in-law, Catherine Parrett.
She is survived by her and husband of 65 years, Jimmie Smith of Salem, Missouri; four daughters, Pamela (Robert) Wedemeier of St. Louis, Missouri, Debbie (Rocky) Eaton of Ozark, Missouri, Linda (Leroy) Speights of St. Louis, Missouri and Kathy (Delbert) Stephens of Salem, Missouri; one sister, Ruby Hewkin of St. Louis, Missouri; three brothers, Paul (Freda) Parrett of Florissant, Missouri, Carl Parrett of Steelville, Missouri and Lonnie (Cheryl) Parrett of St. Louis, Missouri; sister-in-law, Flo Parrett of Nevada; eight grandchildren, Zachary, Alexander and Jason Thompson, Melissa, Vincent and Rocky R. Eaton, Leroy “Lee” Speights Jr. and Johnnie Volner; 13 great grandchildren, Max and Mason Tieman-Thompson, Zach and Zoey Eaton, Sophia Schilling, Bella and Ellie Ford, Mila and Pippa Eaton, Kassidee Speights, Kaelyn, Micah and Kenadee Volner; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held from 5-8 p.m. on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri with Rev. Doug Wendel officiating.
Committal prayer and interment were in the Cherryville Baptist Church Cemetery.
Casket bearers were Alex Thompson, Jason Thompson, Rocky Eaton, Vincent Eaton, Lee Speights Jr. and Johnnie Volner.
Arrangements under the direction of the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri.