Born 7-15-1937 -- Died 1-5-2008
Gilbert Louis Norman, 70, of Sturkie, Ark., died Jan. 5, 2008, at the Southfork River Therapy and Living Center in Salem, Ark. He was born in Sweet Springs, Mo., on July 15, 1937, the son of the late James Louis and Alma Marie (Steele)?Norman.
He worked as a truckdriver and was a member of Trinity Baptist Church in Kansas City, Kan.
He was the husband of Sophia Mae (Wood)?Norman. They married on April 8, 1956, at Sturkie.
He is survived by: a son, Rex ?Norman (June) of Sturkie; two grandchildren, Charlotte Waters (Justin) of Jacksonville, Ark., and Elizabeth Kelly (Patrick) of Norfork, Ark.; and two great-grandchildren, Mackenzie Kelley and Aiden Waters.
Funeral services were held at the Barker Funeral Home Chapel in Salem, Ark., Jan. 7 with Bro. Gary Barker officiating. Interment followed in Stateline Cemetery at Moko, Ark., with arrangements under the direction of the Barker Funeral Home of Salem.
Pallbearers were Justin Brown, Terry Wood, Brent Wood, Mark Skaggs, Jeremy Friend, Kenneth Cox, Lale Brown and Jason Brown.
The family requests that donations be made to the Stateline Cemetery Associa-tion, Moko, Ark.