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Norma Lee Thomas

July 17, 1933 ~ June 27, 2018 (age 84)

White City - Norma Lee (Chastain) Thomas, 84, of White City, Kansas, passed away Wednesday, June 27, 2018, at Diversicare of Council Grove.

She was born July 17, 1933 in Laclede County, Missouri to Orestus (Bullet) and Gladys Chastain.

She married Carl Pruett, they had a son Albert. They later divorced and Norma married Charles Thomas. They had three children: Delbert, Marty and Jeannie. Charles preceded her in death on February 26, 2009.

Norma enjoyed cooking, sewing, gardening and visiting with her neighbors. She worked at Stacy’s Restaurant (Grandview Plaza), Rock Springs 4-H Camp, and the White City Café.  She was known for her homemade bread and cinnamon rolls.  She made western suits, shirts, etc. for the boys and Charles, and matching outfits for herself and Jeannie.

Norma was preceded in death by her parents; husband Charles; infant brother; sisters Annie Lee and Rosalee; and sons Albert and Marty.

She is survived by her son Delbert Thomas, of White City; and daughter Jeannie Thomas and fiancé Harold Buckbee, of Allen.

Per Norma’s request, she was cremated, and no services will be held.  A private family inurnment will follow at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Skiddy Cemetery Fund or Flatwood’s Cemetery Association.  They may be sent in care of Zeiner Funeral Home PO Box 273, Council Grove, KS 66846.

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