Obituary: Norma Fay Terrell


Norma Fay Terrell passed away on April 24, 2021, at the age of 86.

She was born in Cleveland, Oklahoma on April 20, 1935, to the late Clarence Walter and Celia May (Shepard) Youtsey.

Norma was a family woman, spending time with her family was the thing that she loved most. Norma enjoyed flower gardening, needlework, and watching the birds that would gather around her feeders, especially the hummingbirds. Though Norma is going to be missed, the loving memories shared during her long life will be cherished forever by her friends and family.

Norma is reunited in heaven with her loving husband, Kae D. Terrell; her parents, Clarence Walter and Celia May (Shepard) Youtsey; her brothers, Melton and Dwight Youtsey; and sisters, Polly Gladfelter and Gerry Matthews. She is survived by her three sons, Jimmy Terrell (Jeanie), Norman Terrell (Paula), and Joe Terrell; three daughters, Pam Tignor (Gene), Bonnie Mamula (Peter), and Connie Nyitrai (Alan); her sister, Lynda Mitchell; ten grandchildren, a host of great-grandchildren, as well as many nieces and nephews.

Services are entrusted to Willis Funeral Service of Batesville, Arkansas. Pilgrim’s Rest Baptist Church will host a visitation Saturday, May 1, 2021, at 1 p.m. The funeral service will start shortly after at 2 p.m. with interment going to Campground Cemetery. Brother Jonathan Baxter will be officiating the funeral with Greg Mamula to officiate at the graveside.

Those honored to serve as pallbearers are, Travis Terrell, Jeff Terrell, Rick Ingram, Bryan Moser, Greg Mamula, and Jeff Townsend.

The family requests in lieu of flowers memorial donations are made to Pilgrim’s Rest Baptist Church at 2915 Bethesda Road, Batesville, AR, 72501.

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