October 9, 1926 - August 22, 2016
Mattoon, IL – Norma Jean Kirk, age 89, of Mattoon, IL, passed away at 3:30 a.m., Monday, August 22, 2016, at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center, Mattoon, IL. The funeral service in her honor will begin at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, August 27, 2016, at the First Baptist Church, 1804 S 9th St., Mattoon, IL 61938. Reverend Dennis Strawn will officiate. Interment will be in Resthaven Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held at the First Baptist Church, Friday evening, from 5:00 -8:00 p.m. The family is being assisted by Mitchell-Jerdan Funeral Home, located at 1200 Wabash Avenue, Mattoon, IL 61938. Born October 9, 1926, in Mattoon, IL, Norma was the daughter of Orval Ray and Cecil Fern (Daily) Seaman. She married Richard B. Kirk on June 27, 1948, in Mattoon, IL. She is survived by her loving husband of 68 years, Richard; their daughter, Shelley ZuHone and husband Dan of Mattoon, IL; a brother, Duane Seaman and wife Ada of Mattoon, IL; a sister, Marilyn Coleman and husband Dan of Mattoon, IL; a daughter-in-law, Sarah Kirk of Gays, IL; and six grandchildren, John ZuHone and wife Jessi of Quincy, MA, Megan Lakemacher and husband Justin of Burnsville, MN, Bethany Kirk of Oakbrook Terrace, IL, Bostyn Kirk of Gays, IL, Baylee Bath and husband Derric of Indianapolis, IN, and Brennyn Kirk of Gays, IL. She was preceded in death by a son, Mike Kirk; and a grandson, Kirk ZuHone. Norma was a lifetime member of the First Baptist Church of Mattoon. She was the former owner and operator of Fashion Flair Fabric in Mattoon, IL. Her talents included sewing and crocheting, and she would sometimes be found passing time reading a book or working a crossword puzzle. She also loved to travel. Norma was a devoted wife, a wonderful mother, and a doting grandmother who enjoyed nothing more than spending time with her family and attending their musical events. The family would appreciate memorials in her honor made to the Lincoln Land Hospice or the Odd-Fellow Rebekah Home. Please visit www.mitchell-jerdan.com or www.facebook.com/mitchelljerdanfuneralhome to light a virtual candle in her honor or share a memory with her family.
Mattoon, IL – Norma Jean Kirk, age 89, of Mattoon, IL, passed away at 3:30 a.m., Monday, August 22, 2016, at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center, Mattoon, IL. The funeral service in her honor will begin at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, August 27,... View Obituary & Service Information
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