Funeral service for Norma Louesia (Gray) Warden was June 11, 2021 at Wilson Mortuary Chapel, Salem, with Bro. Scott Shults officiating. The obituary was read by Janelle Blair and Treva Blair shared a eulogy.

Music was provided by Melinda Medlock and a special recording of Norma singing was played.

Interment was in the Green Forest Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Daniel Warden, Sheldon Warden, Shannon Warden, Devon Warden, Canyon Warden and Ian Hall. Honorary pallbearers were John McBride, Janelle Blair, Megan Coborn, Keith Mahurin, Derik Coborn and Kip Mahurin.

Mrs. Warden was born March 4, 1929 in Dent County to William Elijah and Louesia Frances (Schafer) Gray. She married Bufford Junior Warden June 29, 1947. They were the parents of five children. Mrs. Warden died June 7, 2021 in Willard at the age of 92 years.

Survivors include her children, Doran Warden and wife, Linda “Mazie”, Willard; Willa Kay Davis and husband, Edmond, Rolla; Darrell Warden and wife, Delores, Salem; Treva Blair, Salem; Darin Warden and wife, JoAnn, Salem; grandchildren, Daniel Warden and friend, Joanna; Angela Hall and husband, Eddie; Rhonda McBride and husband, John; Julia Davis; Sheldon Warden and wife, Kim; Shannon Warden and wife, Guerlene; Elizabeth Joerger and husband, Zack; Devon Warden; Janelle Blair and friend, Jesse; Theresa Ray and husband, Vernon; Keith Mahurin and wife, Linda; Kip Mahurin and friend, Sherry; many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; nieces; nephews; extended family and friends.

Preceding her in death were her husband; parents; siblings, Ordra, Hershel, Lloyd, Lorse, Ocea, Cledith, Edith and Erma; son-in-law, Milford Blair; grandchildren, Stacey Warden, Gail Davis, Lori Warden and Roger Mahurin.