Viola Stovall Norman made her eternal home in paradise Earth on June 19, 2019 at 9:25 PM, surrounded by family and friends. She was 78 years young.
She was born in Rowan County on January 13, 1941, daughter of the late Clois E. and Albert Stovall.
She was one of Jehovah’s Servants, a good wife, mother, and grandmother. She loved to cook with her children. She taught three of her grandchildren to swim and taught her sons how to drive. She was a lot of fun. Her hobbies included cooking, sewing, dancing, and playing with her grandchildren, but her favorite was playing cards with her friends and family. She loved her cats, which totaled 15 in all. She was the best Canasta player in sight. She was a giver instead of a receiver. She loved to talk about Jehovah, His son and the Kingdom and was a believer for 42 years.
She was the last survivor of her family that included eight brothers and one sister.
She is survived by her husband of 51 years, Walter H. Norman, whom she married on June 15, 1968. Four precious sons: John (Carolyn) Vann of Charlotte, NC, Alan (Angie) Vann of Salisbury, NC, Walter G. (Sandra) Norman of Salisbury, NC and Joel (Yvette) Norman of Mocksville, NC; 17 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; special friends, Jean Jones, Lissie Gier, Frances Amis and Peggy Barnhardt.
Her wishes were to be cremated with no services, but there will be a gathering of family and friends Saturday, June 22, 2019, at 135 Earnhardt Ave., Salisbury, NC 28144 from 10 AM until 7:00 PM