Norma J. Brookshier, 85, passed away November 27, 2012 at 8:28am in Memorial Medical Center in Springfield. She was born April 22, 1927 in Vandalia, IL, daughter of Logan and Cynthia Marie Patterson Lockart. She married Charles Teter and later divorced, and then married Winifred Windell, they were later divorced, and then married Glen Brookshier where he preceded her in death on January 3, 2003. Norma was a lifetime member of the Bill Anderson fan club, and Taylorville Southern Baptist Church. She enjoyed cooking, fishing, and playing her guitar to her girls.

She is survived by her daughters Lorretta (Carroll) Law of Owaneco, Carol (Perry) Dees of Taylorville, and Charlene Ray of Taylorville. She is also survived by 1 brother and 1 sister, 15 grandchildren, 7 step-grandchildren, 26 great grand children, 11 step-great grandchildren, 3 step-great great grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, 4 brothers, 2 sisters, 2 daughters and one son-in-law.

Funeral Services will be held Saturday December 1, 2012 at 10am at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville with Dr. Richard Trebble officiating. Burial will in West Side Cemetery in Moweaqua. Visitation will be held Friday November 30, 2012 from 5pm to 8pm at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville.

Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville. Sign our online guestbook at

Memorials may be sent to Alzheimer's Association Greater Illinois Chapter, 2309 W. White Oaks Drive, Suite E, Springfield, IL 62704 or National Breast Cancer Foundation Inc. 2600 Network Blvd, Suite 300 Frisco, Texas, 75034

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