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Norma Catherine Talbert

February 15, 1934 ~ September 13, 2019 (age 85)

Norma Catherine Talbert,  85, of Charlotte, formerly of Spencer, N.C. passed away on 9/13/2019.

Mrs. Talbert was born on 2/15/1934 in Rowan County to the late Preston Ritchie Earnhardt and Catherine Cecil Earnhardt.

Mrs. Talbert is a graduate of Spencer High School, Class of 1952 and Salisbury Business College.  Mrs. Talbert was a homemaker.  

Norma was preceded in death by her Mother and Father and a Sister Wanda Earnhardt Brandt.

She was a long term member of Calvary Lutheran Church. She was a Sunday School Teacher and Lutheran League Advisor.

She is survived by her husband Thomas F. Talbert, Jr. whom she married on July 18, 1953, and her 3 sons, Thomas R. Talbert, Sr. (Tammie), of Fort Mill, S.C. , Dr. Michael Lane Talbert (Kristen) of Kettering, Ohio and John Alan Talbert (Deena) of Charlotte, N.C.  and one Daughter, Wanda Talbert Garland (Phil) of Charlotte, N.C.  She had eleven grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.

Norma was a Devoted and Beloved Wife, Mother and Grandmother and dearly loved by her family. 

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Calvary Lutheran Church, 305 Fifth Street, Spencer, N. C.28159 or donor’s choice.

Visitation:  10:00 – 11:00 A.M. Tuesday at the Chapel in the Pines, 4125 Franklin Community Center Road, Salisbury, N.C. 28144 at Rowan Memorial Park.

Service: 11:00 A.M. Tuesday at the Chapel in the Pines located at Rowan Memorial Park., conducted by the Rev. Wayne Cobb.

Lyerly Funeral Home is serving the Talbert family.  Online condolences may be made at


Donations may be made to:

Calvary Lutheran Church
305 Fifth Street, Spencer NC 28159

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