Norma Musar was born August 14, 1922, in Waco. She moved with her family to Somerset, Kentucky, where at 17 she skipped over to Corbin, and won the beauty contest. She attended college in Barbourville, Kentucky, and in Atlanta at Georgia Tech. where she joined the war effort enlisting in the Army Aircorp. Stationed in Tallahassee she married Frank Musar and after the war they moved to Tucson, Arizona, where she raised her five children. She received her masters from University of Arizona shortly after her husband's death in 1963. She taught at Flowing Wells Elementary School until her retirement in 1984. She spent seven years in the Peace Corp in Belize and Jamaica. After the Peace Corp she settled in Midland and continued her service work by volunteering with the Lions Club, Casa de Amigos and The Need to Read program. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Musar; and her eldest son, Tom. She is survived by her sister, Tommy Duncan of Monticello, Kentucky; her children, Terry and Gary Clinkingbeard of Grapevine Texas, Patty and Bill Gleim of Southlake, Texas, Bill and Kaye of Midland and Jim and Cyndi of Seattle, Washington; and her grandchildren, Megan, Monica, Garrett, Alex, Keaton, Kevin, and Carson.
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Published in Midland Reporter-Telegram from Aug. 8 to Aug. 9, 2014