Kathleen Norman of Quitman died July 29, 2012, at Southridge Village Assisted Living in Heber Springs. Born in Cleburne County on August 22, 1928, she was 83. She was the daughter of the late Guy and Sarah Rose Etter Forbus Simmons.
She is survived by two daughters, Linda Griffith and Kathy Bettis, all of Quitman; one sister, Dorothy Arlene Brown of Quitman; three grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. She is also survived by other relatives and her many friends.
Funeral services will be held July 31, at the South Cross Roads Church at 10:30 a.m. with Elder John Cooper and Elder Danny Adcock officiating. Interment will follow in the South Cross Roads Cemetery. Chris Boyd, Kenneth Norman, Colin Dale Norman, Dale Norman, Altis Holliman, and Carl Griffith will serve as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers are her great-grandchildren: Weston Griffith, Jessica and Evan Johnson, and Jared, Thomas, Tyler, and Tanner Ritter.
Memorials may be made to Hospice Homecare, 821-A Northcreek, Conway, AR 72032.