CLOSE, NORMA JEAN, 87, of Louisville, passed away on Tuesday, March 25, 2014.
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Born in Louisville, Norma was a loving Christian woman and a Funeral Director at Miller & Close Funeral Home. She was a member of the Eastern Star, a long-time Sunday school teacher at Farmdale Baptist Church and a former director of WMU.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James Leo Close.
Norma is survived by her son, James L. Close II (Darlene); daughter, Sherry Deatrick (Kirby); sister, JoAnn Headley (James); grandchildren, Chris Deatrick, Dawn Ousley (Derrick), and Gabe Close (Blair); and great-grandchildren, Walker, Ryan and Katie.
Her funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Farmdale Baptist Church, 1238 Durrett Lane, with burial to follow in Hebron Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Thursday at Highlands Funeral Home, 3331 Taylorsville Road, and 9-10 a.m. Friday at church.
The family wishes to thank the staff and residents at Treyton Oak Towers for their loving care and friendship.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to her church.
Highlands Family-Owned Funeral Home
3331 Taylorsville Rd.
Louisville, KY 40205
Published in The Courier-Journal on Mar. 27, 2014