NORMA LEE PEAKE
PORTSMOUTH - Norma Lee Morton Peake, 88, of Portsmouth, , died Sunday, December 8, 2013, in the SOMC Hospice Center. She was born August 28, 1925, a daughter of the late Claude Morton Sr. and Retha Deck Morton
She was also preceded in death by her husband, Arthur Peake Jr., on July 25, 2008; a daughter, Cynthia Birkhimer; a brother, Claude Morton Jr.; and a sister, Maxine Lowe.
Norma Lee was a homemaker and a member of Cornerstone United Methodist Church in Portsmouth, Ohio. She was a graduate of Portsmouth High School, a former employee of Atlas Fashion in Portsmouth and a volunteer during WWII.
She is survived by a granddaughter, Kelly (Ryan) Carver of Portsmouth; a grandson, Adam (Erin) Birkhimer of Wheelersburg; four great-grandchildren, Kaitlyn, Austin, Logan and Jake Carver; a son-in-law, Ted Birkhimer; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, December 11, 2013, at Morton Funeral Home in South Shore, Ky., with Pastor Tom Charles officiating. Burial will be in Siloam Cemetery in South Shore. Visitation will be Wednesday from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.
Online condolences may be expressed at Mortonfh.com.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to Cornerstone United Methodist Church, 808 Offnere St., Portsmouth, OH 45662.