Norma Jean Langston Warren(1935 - 2012)

Norma Jean Langston Warren

Norma Jean Langston Warren, 77, passed away peacefully on October 5 in Meridian, Mississippi with family at her side.Norma was born on June 17, 1935 in Newport, Arkansas. She was the eighth of nine children born to George Frank and Clara Elizabeth Langston of Newport.Mrs. Warren attended Newport High School where she excelled in basketball and was named All State guard.She was married in 1953 to Leslie Warner Marchand of Stuttgart, AR and widowed in 1960. In 1966, she married Jack Walton Warren of Pontotoc,MS and was widowed again in 1990. She lived in Jackson, TN from 1968 until 2012. She worked for many years at the Old Country Store where she enjoyed meeting travelers from all over the world. During her lifetime, she excelled at bowling, baking and solving crossword puzzles. She was a loving and proud grandmother to her five grandchildren.Mrs. Warren is preceded in death by her mother; father; husbands Leslie Warner Marchand (1960), Jack Walton Warren (1990); sisters Thelma Kyle,Wanda Younger and brothers Hays Langston, John Langston and Howard Langston.Mrs. Warren is survived by her son Scott Marchand (Alice) of Alexandria,VA; her daughters Rebecca Marchand of Cheverly, MD and Beth Turnage (Bryce) of Meridian,MS;her grandchildren, Anna Marchand of Harrisonburg, VA, Jonathan Marchand of Arlington, VA, Walton Turnage, Grace Turnage and Laney Turnage of Meridian, MS; two sisters, Hazel Rutledge of Memphis, TN and Dorothy Turner of Conway,

AR; one brother, Boyce Langston of Phoenix, AZ and many nieces,nephews, cousins, other loving relatives and friends.

A graveside service will be held at Ridgecrest Cemetery on Tuesday, October 9 at 1:30pm arranged by Arrington Funeral Directors.

The family requests that in lieu of flowers that donations are made in her name to Hospice Care Group, LLC

Arrington Funeral Directors

148 W. University Parkway

731-668-1111

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Arrington Funeral Directors
148 West University Parkway Jackson, TN 38305
(731) 668-1111

Published in The Jackson Sun on Oct. 7, 2012