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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.

  • January 27
    Widowed group euchre party
    1 p.m. Sycamore Valley Community Center, 746 Memorial Drive
  • January 27
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • January 27
    Open 12-step meetings in New Bellsville area
    6 to 7 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • January 27
    BC Election Board
    2 p.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • January 27
    BC Area Plan Commission
    6 p.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • January 28
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • January 28
    BC Sheriff's Merit Board
    4 p.m. Law Enforcement Center, 55 State Road 46 East
  • January 28
    BC Board of Zoning Appeals
    6 p.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • January 29
    Go Club at the library Thursdays
    3:30 to 5 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • January 30
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • January 31
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • January 31
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • February 2
    Gnaw Bone Sewage District
    5:30 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • February 3
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • February 3
    Bean Blossom Regional Sewer Board
    7:30 p.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • February 4
    Lake Lemon Conservancy District annual meeting
    6 p.m. Benton Township Senior Center, 7616 E. State Road 45, Unionville
  • February 4
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • February 4
    Van Buren Township Advisory Board
    7 p.m. Van Buren trustee's office, 4748 Christianburg Road
  • February 5
    Jackson Township Board
    6 p.m. Jackson Fire Station, 4831 Helmsburg Road
  • February 6
    Bingo
    5 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • February 9
    Washington Township Trustees
    7 p.m. Parkview Church of the Nazarene, 1750 State Road 46 East
  • February 12
    BC Convention & Visitors Commission
    8:30 a.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • February 13
    Bingo
    5 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North.
  • February 14
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road
  • February 17
    Hamblen Trustee Board annual review
    6:30 p.m. 2314 Hickory Ridge Lane off Hornettown Road