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Norma Jean Thomason, 76, of Bluford, Illinois passed away at 12:16 P.M. Monday, September 19, 2016 at her home with her family by her side. She was born Saturday, April 13, 1940 in Bluford, Illinois to parents, Samuel and Ruby (Shelton) Lane. She married Norman Thomason on October 20, 1962 in Bluford, Illinois. Norman preceded her in death on September 21, 1988.
A Funeral Service will be held at 10:30 A.M. Saturday, September 24, 2016 at East Hickory Hill Missionary Baptist Church, Bluford, Illinois with Reverend Mike Thomason & Sammy Lane officiating. Interment will follow at East Hickory Hill Cemetery in Bluford, Illinois.
A Visitation will be from 5:00 to 8:00 P.M. Friday, September 23, 2016 at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, Illinois.
Norma Jean Thomason is survived by her son: Terry Thomason and wife Katie of Palos Park, daughters: Tanett Thomason-Woodworth and husband Shannon of Tinley Park and Tricia Collins and husband Chris of Bluford,
eight grandchildren: Danny Thomason; Sammy Thomason; Megan Thomason; Ryan Thomason and Kelly Thomason; Nathanael Karch; Bret Collins; and Brenna Collins, and three brothers: Verdon "Rabbit" Lane; Leonard Lane; and Sammy Lane. Several Nieces and Nephews and cousins also survive.
Her parents, son: Todd, three brothers: Virgil Lane, Vernon "Peanut" Lane, and Harvey Lane and three sisters: VernaDean Taylor, EvaLena Wilson, and Venetta Lane preceded her in death.
Norma was a member of East Hickory Hill Missionary Baptist Church in Bluford, Illinois.
For those who wish, memorials may be given to the East Hickory Hill Missionary Baptist Church and will be accepted at the funeral home or mailed to Hughey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721, Mount Vernon, Illinois 62864.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home where you may call (618) 242-3348 or visit www.hugheyfh.com for further information and to send condolences.
Published on September 21, 2016
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