Norma Jean Fleming, age 86, of Marion, Illinois, passed away Monday, January 24, 2022 at The Anchor in Marion, Illinois.
Norma was born November 10, 1935 in Thompsonville, Illinois, a daughter of Jeffie and Noma (Marvel) Biggs. She married Lindberg "Lindy" James Fleming on August 26, 1954 in Chester, IL. He preceded her in death October 30, 2015.
Norma grew up in Chester, Illinois and graduated Chester High School. She attended Rend Lake College and achieved a Nursing Degree. She worked as a Registered Nurse at the V.A. Hospital in Marion, and at Carbondale Memorial Hospital. She most recently worked at Bi-County Health Dept. in Home Health. Norma loved to sing and play the piano and put puzzles together. Her life revolved around her family and her faith. She loved her children, grandchildren and her great grandchildren. She had been a member of Community Faith Church in Marion for 30 years.
She is survived by her two children, Teri L. (John) Murrow of Marion, IL and Kevin J. (Lanette) Fleming of West Frankfort, IL; and her nine Grandchildren, and fourteen Great Grandchildren. She is preceded in death by spouse Lindberg "Lindy" James Fleming, one daughter, Judy G. Summers; son-in-law Mark Summers; her parents, Jeffie and Noma Biggs; and one sister, Glenda Sue Garcia.
Visitation will be on Tuesday, February 8th, 2022, from 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM at Whiteash Freewill Baptist in Whiteash, Illinois. Funeral Service will be held Tuesday, February 8th, 2022, at 7:00 PM at Whiteash Freewill Baptist Church with Reverend Todd Greiner officiating. Inurnment will be at Mound City National Cemetery, in Mound City, Illinois at a later date. Blue Funeral Home in Marion is assisting the family with arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the Shawnee Alliance.