July 21, 1921December 5, 2012

Norma KateThrasher, (Douglas) 91, went home in the loving arms of Jesus on December 5, 2012. She was blessed to be in her home as her daughters cared for her there for several years and were with her when she left for her heavenly home. She was born in Dixie, Alabama in 1921 and was a resident of Florida since 1935, living in Plant City, Blountstown, and for the past 15 years in Lake Wales.

She was predeceased by her husband of 63 years, Willie Harmon Thrasher, father McCary McNeil Douglas, mother, Alma Lee (Shields) Douglas, brothers, Tommy Ray and Jerry Mack Douglas and sister Talatha (Kay) Griffin.

She is survived by her children: Sandra Parrish and Barbara Hill of Lake Wales, Linda Dixon (Donald) of Plant City, Mack Neil Thrasher of Banks, Alabama, Bill Thrasher of Winter Haven, 11 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren.

Norma was a primitive Baptist and often said, "The Lord has been good to me." She was loved and will be missed.

Visitation will be held Saturday, December 8th at 1:00 pm with funeral services at 2:00 pm at Wells Memorial and Event Center, in Plant City with Elder J.C. Stanaland officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Enon Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to the Mt. Enon Cemetery Memorial fund at P.O. Box 326, Plant City, FL 33564.


  • Visitation Saturday, December 8, 2012
  • Funeral Service Saturday, December 8, 2012


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December 12, 2012

I love you Mom, thank you for the many years we had together, I will miss
you very much. You are now with Daddy, your Mom and Dad and your
brothers and sister, together again in heaven.

Your daughter,
Sandra Parrish

December 8, 2012

Love you more than words can express... I thank the Lord for the long and happy life you have had with us...We love you always and will miss you deeply!

Christina Paul (Winter Haven, FL)

Catherine Kay

December 7, 2012

You will be missed, Granny! We are so glad that we got to spend Thanksgiving with you in your home.
Michael, Catherine, Anna and Alex Kay