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Margaret (Beaver) Norman, 89, Morgantown

Margaret L. (Beaver) Norman, 89, passed away peacefully early Friday morning, Nov. 16, 2012, at The Waters of Martinsville.  She was a resident of Morgantown.

Margaret was born June 12, 1923, in Duncanville, Ill., to Ernest LeRoy and Sarah (Simpson) Beaver. She was a 1941 graduate of Helmsburg High School in Brown County.

Margaret retired in 1983 as an assembly worker for RCA in Bloomington after 25 years of service. After retirement, she was very active as a volunteer at the Clothes Closet and worked at the senior center, both of Morgantown.

She was a lifelong member of the Morgantown Baptist Church, Morgantown Senior Center and the Gardening Club of Morgantown. She enjoyed working in her flower gardens, quilting and crocheting and traveling with the senior center. Margaret also enjoyed working word search puzzles and was an avid reader. She was known as the “fudge queen” of Morgan County. Margaret was famous for her fudge and won several awards and recognition for her candy.

She is survived by her loving children, Barbara L. Dell of Ft. Worth, Texas, Stephen M. Norman and Kenneth A. (Jacqueline) Norman, both of Martinsville, and James (Teri) C. Norman of Troy, Ohio. Margaret will be remembered by her two siblings, Sara Barnes of Cloverdale and Ernest (Toady) Beaver of Midwest City, Okla.; seven grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Betty Bradley; and four brothers, Marion, Bob, Eugene and Charles Beaver.

The Revs. Myron Young and Ben Swopes will conduct a funeral service 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry St. in Morgantown. Friends can call from 4-8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens in Greenwood.

Memorial contributions can be sent in honor of Margaret to the Horizon Hospice, 252 Meadow Drive, Suite 6, Danville, IN 46122.

Expressions of caring and kindness can be made to the Norman family at www.meredith-clark.com.

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  • December 19
    Bingo
    5 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North.
  • December 19
    Christmas sing-along at The Playhouse
    7:30 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 19
    Live band at dance barn
    6 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 19
    Live hip hop music at dance barn
    7 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 20
    Live band at dance barn
    6 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 20
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 20
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • December 20
    'Gone Girl' at the Playhouse
    1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 20
    Railroad museum features model Christmas trains
    1 to 7 p.m. BC RR Museum, 18 W. Three Story Hill Road, Fruitdale
  • December 21
    'Gone Girl' at the Playhouse
    1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 21
    Railroad museum features model Christmas trains´╗┐
    1 to 7 p.m. BC RR Museum, 18 W. Three Story Hill Road, Fruitdale
  • December 23
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 24
    Nashville government offices CLOSED
  • December 24
    Christmas Eve Communion service at Becks Grove church
    7 p.m. Becks Grove Christian Church, 8009 Becks Grove Road
  • December 24
    Candlelight service at Helmsburg church Christmas Eve
    7 p.m. Brown County Community Church, 2370 Main St., Helmsburg
  • December 24
    Candlelight service set for Christmas Eve
    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Music Church, 5181 State Road 46 East
  • December 24
    Cordry church hosts candlelight service Christmas Eve
    7 p.m. Church of the Lakes, 8844 Nineveh Road
  • December 25
    Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 26
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • December 26
    Brown County Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 27
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • December 27
    Live band at dance barn
    7:30 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West