Norma Lee (Crockett) McFarland

Class of 1940

1940 Graduation Edition
Perry Daily Journal
Norma Lee Crockett

– daughter of Mrs. Alta Crockett, is 17 years old and lived at 910 Cedar street. She was born in Perry November 23, 1922, and has always attended the Perry schools.

Norma Lee was in the one-act play, “Corn-Fed Babies” that was presented before civic organizations and several rural communities this year and was assistant director for the senior play. She has been a twirler for the high school band for the past two years. She also took part in the operetta “Old Kentucky Garden.”

She is a member of the Red Hots, pep organization, and has served as yell leader and is a member of the Order of Rainbow for Girls. She has lettered in band, received awards in band and for Red Hots and received a perfect attendance certificate in 1937-38.

Norma Lee (Crockett) McFarland

November 23, 1922 – May 12, 2004

Norma Lee McFarland, ‘Minnie’, 81, of Tempe, Arizona passed away May 12, 2004, in Tempe, AZ where she was surrounded by loved ones.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Wallace, just 21 months ago; they shared 62 years of devoted marriage, and by her son James, on March 8, 2004.

Norma was born and raised in Perry, Oklahoma where she met her longtime love Wallace, she was a sweet, caring and loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend.

She enjoyed camping, traveling, OU football, playing bridge, roosters, but her one true love was to care for her family.

She was a retired bookkeeper for Coverly Drugs in Hutchinson, Kansas.

She is survived by sister, Avis Thomas of CA, daughter in law, Diana of Tempe, AZ, 7 grandchildren, Cynthia McFarland, Debra Adkins (Paul), Shelly Daniels (Bill), Tami Ramirez (Shawn), Kathy Keith, Kayleen Coker (Steve), Kevin Keith and 12½ great grandchildren. She will be missed dearly by all those that have been fortunate enough over the years to be touched by her vitality and zest for life.

A visitation will be held Tuesday, May 18, 2004, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Brown Dugger Funeral Home, 1010 N. 7th St. Perry, OK. Graveside services will be Wednesday, May 19 at 2:00 p.m. at Grace Hill Cemetery, Perry, OK.