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Norma Wilson

June 5, 1928 — March 10, 2021

Norma Wilson

Norma Sue Burchfield Wilson, 92, previously of Arkadelphia, Arkansas died on March 10, 2021, at her daughter’s home in Jacksonville, Arkansas.

Norma was born June 5, 1928, in Clark County, Arkansas, the daughter of the late Viola and Rufus Burchfield. She was the youngest of eight siblings.

Norma worked for many years in the Arkadelphia and Glenwood areas, starting at Levi Strauss, then for many years in retail clothing.  She completed her work career with Group Living at its Beehive resale shop in her late eighties. She enjoyed spending her time at the CADC Arkadelphia Senior Activity Center playing senior volleyball, bean bag baseball and socializing with other seniors.

Norma is preceded in death by her late husband, Homer L. Wilson, step-son, Gary W. Wilson, her devoted friend, Bill Bryant, her mother and father, two brothers and five sisters. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Kimberly and Walt McCloud of Jacksonville, Arkansas; granddaughter, Bayleigh McCloud of Lonoke, Arkansas; step-daughter and son-in-law, Marilyn and Jack Simmons, of Sherwood, Arkansas; step-grandson, Jeffery Wilson and family of Walker, Louisiana; step-granddaughter Marilyn Powell and family of Gonzales, Louisiana.

A graveside service and burial will be held on Monday, March 15, 2021 at Rest Haven Memorial Gardens in Arkadelphia, Arkansas. Open visitation for friends to pay their respects will be on Sunday, March 14, 2021 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM at Ruggles-Wilcox Funeral Home, 517 Clay St, Arkadelphia, AR 71923.

The family wishes to not unnecessarily expose others to COVID 19, therefore, the service will be limited to family members only.

Those wishing to honor her life may make donations in her name to CADC Arkadelphia Senior Activity Center, 1305 North 10th Street, Arkadelphia, AR 71923.

Arrangements by Ruggles-Wilcox Funeral Home , 517 Clay St, Arkadelphia, AR 71923.

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