OBITUARY

Mariam E. Norwood

June 14, 1927April 25, 2018

Mariam Henninger Norwood, 90, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on April 25, 2018.

Mariam was born on June 14, 1927 in Fayetteville, Texas to Raymond and Emma Henninger. She married Budd Norwood on December 25, 1946 and was preceded by his death April 2, 2007, after 60 years of marriage. She was also preceded in death by her son, Stephen Ray Norwood on October 7, 2011. Mariam was a devoted homemaker. Her greatest devotion was to her husband and children. Her gift was that of encouraging others. Her daughter wrote: “She epitomized Proverbs 31:10-31. She truly was the most virtuous and selfless woman I have ever known. She always put her family and others before herself.” Mariam was a strong Christian woman and was always very involved in church work.

She is survived by her daughter, Gloria Villella and husband, Don, of Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania; three grandchildren, Jennifer Joseph and husband, Eric, of Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania; Ian Finch and wife Julia, of Lexington, KY; and Amy Buckels and husband Chris, of Las Vegas, Nevada; six great-grandchildren, Baylor Joseph of Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, Henry and Emmett Finch of Lexington, KY, and Samuel, Matthew and Kathryn Buckels of Las Vegas, Nevada.

A memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, May 19, at Connally-Compton Funeral Directors in Waco, Texas. Interment will follow at Waco Memorial Park in Waco, Texas.

Memorial contributions may be given to Parkinson’s research.

  • FAMILY

  • Budd Norwood, Husband
  • Stephen Ray Norwood, Son
  • She is survived by her daughter, Gloria Villella and husband, Don, of Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania; three grandchildren, Jennifer Joseph and husband, Eric, of Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania; Ian Finch and wife Julia, of Lexington, KY; and Amy Buckels and husband Chris, of Las Vegas, Nevada; six great-grandchildren, Baylor Joseph of Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, Henry and Emmett Finch of Lexington, KY, and Samuel, Matthew and Kathryn Buckels of Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Ian Finch
  • Baylor Joseph
  • Kyle Norwood
  • Kevin Norwood
  • Kermit Tschiedel
  • Eric Joseph

Services

  • Funeral Service Saturday, May 19, 2018
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Mariam E. Norwood

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