Ellen “Marie” Norman, age 90, of El Dorado Springs, MO, passed away from long standing health issues on Tuesday, May 19, 2020. Marie was born in February, 1930, in Cedar County, MO, the daughter of Edward Henthorn and Eunice (Fletcher) Henthorn.
Marie lived in Cedar County all her life. She was a hard worker most of her life and enjoyed her family. Marie had a very happy outlook and was pleasant and cheerful to everyone. Her faith as a Christian was strong, and she attended Sulphur Springs Church for the last several years. Marie also loved her flowers, bird watching, and spending time with her family and friends. She loved life and had a life full of blessings!
Preceding Marie in death were: the father of her children, James Loy Norman; her oldest brother, Bill Henthorn; her grandson, Mikey; and two small children.
Surviors include her four children: Don Norman and wife Sherry; Bill Norman and wife Laurelei; Betty Homan-Bolick and husband John Bolick; and Carol Norman; and one brother, Frank Henthorn, residing in California. Also surviving are grandchildren: Don's sons, Brant, Jeremy, and Brandon, and Bill's sons, Jake, and Matt; and a few great-grandchildren.
Funeral services for Ellen Marie Norman will include open visitation at Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home, starting the afternoon of Monday, May 25, 2020, for the community for family and friends. A graveside service will be held on Thursday, May 28, 2020. The family is planning a Celebration of Life service to be held at a later date to include the community and all family members that are unable to travel now due to the pandemic.