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Mt. Pleasant (Shed) Cemetery
Monday October 4th, 2021

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Maudene Norman

Marion-Maudene Norman, 73, passed away on Saturday, April 3, 2021 at Parkway Manor.

Maudene was born on March 20, 1948 in Marion to Willis and Anna Elizabeth (Wachter) Hilliard. She married Charlie Norman and he preceded her in death on March 22, 2016.

Maudene was a homemaker and enjoyed sewing and crocheting. She loved her flowers and listening to country music.

Survivors include:

Daughter-Teresa Odom and Tim Owens

Son-Michael and Shannon Odom

Son-Justin Elders and Crystal Thompson

Son-Jay Elders and Toni French

Four grandchildren

Four great grandchildren

Brother-Don Hilliard

Sister-in-law-Gini Hilliard

Several nieces and nephews

Maudene was preceded in death by her parents; husband; brothers, Jim, Bill and Everett and sisters, Ludene, Betty and Alma.

A graveside service will be held on Saturday, April 10, 2021 at 10am at Mt Pleasant (Shed) Cemetery with Kenny Hilliard officiating.  Blue Funeral Home in Marion is assisting the family with arrangements. Family and friends are asked to meet at the cemetery.

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Daddy always felt close to Maudene. My grandma always talked about Anna ironing, always ironing. She always wanted to keep up with the "Hilliards".

Denise Hilliard Peas Apr 9 2021 5:44 PM

Im sorry to hear of Maudenes passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Mom and I always enjoyed talking with her when we would see her out and about.

Deanna (Hilliard) Carter Apr 9 2021 11:27 AM

Maudene was a dear dear cherished friend. I will miss her so very much. Due to COVID 19 and her illness we did not have much contact this last year and I am so sorry for that. My deepest sympathy goes out to her children and also Lucas who she just adored. May she rest in peace now that she is with Charley and her Mother especially. I LOVE you sweet lady..

Alice Kearney Apr 7 2021 12:28 AM

I was saddened to hear of Maudenes passing. She was such a sweet person. My deepest sympathy to her family.

Sue Hilliard Swafford Apr 6 2021 5:32 AM

I remember Maudene at about eight years old, wearing a plaid dress with a white collar and while ankle girl's socks She was the first girl whose home I visited upon my family's moving to town when I was in the second grade. She lived on the opposite side of Jefferson Grade School in a house that no longer exists. I recall walking on a hot day across the schoolyard to her house and meeting her mother, standing, iced tea in hand, at her ironing board in their linoleum floored living room, curtained widow fully open, while she ironed clothes. She, a coal miner's widow, who earned income at least in part by doing laundry for others. Maudene's slicked back hair and tee shirted older brothers, whom I never met, were outside at the street, hovered over a car on which they were working while listening to the Everly Brothers. Maudene, the youngest child, if memory serves me, was a quiet but friendly and smart classmate, and I enjoyed having another gir whose home I was allowed to visit. I did not know her as an adult but watched in vain from WA State for her name when the 50th reunion sign ups were being made. I had often wondered what became of her and hoped she had been able to construct a mostly good life for her self and her loved ones. My deepest condolences go to her family and friends,.

Claudia J King Apr 5 2021 1:16 PM

My sincere condolences to the family. Rest In Peace. Judy(Hilliard)Hood

Judy Hood Apr 5 2021 12:42 PM