Norma Jean Dively, 87, of Taylorville passed away at 8:55pm Saturday, April 28, 2012 at her residence. She was born April 12, 1925 in Taylorville, IL., the daughter of William "Buck" and Nellie Prior Waterman. On April 18, 1946, she married Donald R. Dively, Sr. in Little Rock, ARK. He preceded her in death on August 21, 1998. During the war effort Mrs. Dively worked at the munitions plant and had worked at the dress factory in Taylorville, but her favorite occupation was being a wife and mother, and homemaker.
She is survived by her children: Debby Crouch and husband Wayne of Ottawa, Donald Ray Dively, Jr. and wife June of Lakeway, TX., William Dively and wife Mary Jo, and David Dively and wife Peggy of Owaneco; 9 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, 1 grandson, and 7 brothers and sisters.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00am Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at McClure Funeral Home in Taylorville with Rev. Linda Vonck officiating. Burial will be in Glenhaven Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held from 5-7pm, Tuesday, May 1, 2012 in McClure Funeral Home in Taylorville.
Memorials may be made to Hickory Estates Activity Fund or Memorial Hospice Service.
Condolences may be sent online at www.mcclurefuneralhome.com.