Norma Jean Doty

January 20, 1931January 20, 2013
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Norma Jean Doty, 82 passed away Sunday, January 20, 2013 at Riveroaks Health Care in Princeton, IN.

Norma was born January 20, 1931 in Ellery, IL. Her parents were George and Winnie (Woods) Chalcraft. She married Robert “Bob” Doty May 11, 1949 in Madisonville, KY and they were married for 63 years.

Norma was a member of the Mt. Carmel Church of Christ. She loved being a farmer’s wife, gardening and bird watching. She loved camping and had traveled through all 50 states spending winters in Florida for the last 26 years. She sold Stanley Home Products for many years and was known as “The Stanley Lady”. For several years she was involved in the girls 4-H as a leader and was a member of Home Extension. She enjoyed playing cards and board games, with Scrabble being her game of choice. She enjoyed hosting a family chowder gathering for over 30 years. Norma also played the piano and gave lessons. She had a beautiful singing voice.

She is survived by her husband; Bob of Bone Gap, IL, 4 daughters; Diana (Dennis) Daniel of Mt. Carmel, IL, Yvonne (Terry) Giese of Milwaukie, Oregon, Denise (Tim) Gill of Godfrey, IL, Shonda (Roger) Metcalf of Mt. Carmel, IL, 7 grandchildren; Dock (Kelsey) Daniel of Mississippi, Drew (Melinda) Daniel of Texas, Nathan (Nicole) Gill, Matthew Gill, Makenzie, Reece, and Brandi Metcalf all of Illinois, 5 great-grandchildren; Fagan, McHarg, Teagan, Emerson and Brynn.

Norma was preceded in death by; her parents, 2 brothers; Harold and Francis Chalcraft, 2 sisters; Allene Schmidt, Ruth Ewing, and one infant grandchild; Austin Metcalf.

Funeral service will be Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 10:30 AM at Ingram Funeral Home in Albion, IL. Burial will be in Graceland cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday, January 23, 2013 from 4:00 – 7:00 PM at Ingram Funeral Home in Albion.

Memorials may be made to Mt. Carmel Church of Christ.

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  • Funeral Service Thursday, January 24, 2013
  • Visitation Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Norma Jean Doty

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January 25, 2013

Jory, Stacey and I feel blessed to have known Aunt Norma and are celebrating she is now catching up with family and friends in her new home. Vickie Schmidt

January 25, 2013

"My thoughts and prayers are with each of her family at this time".....
"God Bless"
LeAnn "Thread" Spruell

Tania Bare Haley

January 25, 2013

You all are in our prayers. I have many good memories of my sweet Aunt Norma! Love to you all!

Ruth Ann Martinez

January 23, 2013

A wonderful lady,always a smile and lots of laughter in all her conversations.Remember all the Stanley parties at my Moms ( Voncile Hering). Norma will be greatly missed. Thoughts and prayers to family.

Linda Ewing Holder

January 22, 2013

Sincerest sympathies to all ur family. Know she will be greatly missed. God bless all of you in your loss.

Linda Mullans(Brewer)

January 22, 2013

I was so sorry to hear of the loss of your loved one. I'm sending you a hug from afar.

Vivian Barber

January 22, 2013

I am so sorry to hear of your mother's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family members.

Dennis Seals

January 22, 2013

We are sorry for your loss. She was such a nice lady.

Dennis and Sandy Seals
Orangeburg, SC

Shirley LaMar

January 21, 2013

Sweet peace; home at last. Heaven is rejoicing!

Grover Burkett

January 21, 2013

I will remember Norma as a faithful supporter of Bone Gap School. She taught two of our girls piano lessons. She assisted the class at Bone Gap with a Stanley fund raiser. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Doty Family. Grover and Leota.