Schmidt, Norma Jean (LaFayette)

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Norma Jean Schmidt, 84, of LaFayette, Georgia (formerly of Parkers Lake, Ky.) passed away on Monday, September 2, 2019.

Norma was an avid gardener and enjoyed crafts and puzzles. She was a cherished mother and devoted wife and daughter.

She was preceded in death by her husband, George (June) Schmidt; parents, Floyd Roberts and Leoda “Aunt Odie” Roberts Tompkins; and grandson, Christopher Schmidt.

She is survived by her children, George A. (Linda) Schmidt of Newnan, Ga., Deborah J. (Tim) Campbell of Anderson, Ohio, Brenda Walters of Rossville, Ga., and Teri (Greg) Worley of LaFayette, Ga.; grandchildren, Ryan Donovan, Gregory Schmidt, Tiffany Fogel, Dominic DeMarco, Lauren Frost, Josh Worley, and Eric Worley; 10 great grandchildren; and sister, Jewel (Bill) Michaelis of Peebles, Ohio.

Private burial of cremains will be held at a later date at the Mill Creek Cemetery in Sawyer, Ky.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the McCreary County Public Library P.O. Box 8, Whitley City, Ky. 42653.

Arrangements are by Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home, LaFayette.


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