Calhoun City---Jean Myers Norman, 81, passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 20, 2018 after her brave battle with cancer. She was at home surrounded by her loving family. Born April 6, 1937, in Derma, she was the daughter of the late Terrell Myers, Sr. and the late Rena Putnum Myers. She was a graduate of Calhoun City High School, and a member of Calhoun City First Baptist Church. While traveling back and forth to Memphis over the years, she also attended Hope Church in Cordova, TN. Through the years, she was very active in church and civic affairs. She and Thomas were married in July of 1955, and have spent 62 wonderful years together. After graduating from high school, she then attended The University of Mississippi for two years studying Banking & Finance with her husband, then moving to Memphis for him to finish his last four years at the University of Tennessee Dental School. She worked beside him for 50 years before they both retired at the ages of 73 and 75. Mimi was very much loved by her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. She loved antiquing and watching basketball and football, especially if Ole Miss or the Vols were playing. She enjoyed traveling in the mountains as well as her beach time. A very kind and loving woman, her memory will be cherished forever in the hearts of her family and friends.
Pryor Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Norman family.
A funeral service celebrating her life will be held Monday, May 21, 2018, at 1:00pm at Pryor Funeral Home. There will also be a visitation on Monday, May 21, 2018 from 12:00pm until service time at the funeral home. Bro. Anthony Kay and Bro. Mike Smith will be officiating. Interment will follow at Pinecrest Memorial Gardens in Calhoun City.
Serving as pallbearers will be Will Luckey, Russell Matthews, Terry Myers, Michael Denley, Charlie Brown, and Adam Brown.
Honorary Pallbearers will be Michael Caviness, Johnny Dean, Bobby Steele, Woody Jones, Dr. Jimmy Gauge Dobbs, Dr. Michael Abraham, Dr. Guy Farmer, Jr., Lynn Barry Hodges, and Henry Lackey.
She leaves behind her husband, Dr. Thomas Norman of Germantown; her daughter, Susan Coletta of Germantown; her brother, Chodie Myers of Calhoun City; two grandchildren, Stacia (Will) Luckey of Humbolt, TN, and Kaley (Russell) Matthews of Cordova, TN; two great-grandchildren, Ava Luckey and Logan LeClair; also a nephew and two nieces.
She was preceded in death by his parents, Terrell and Rena Myers, a son, Steven Norman; a daughter, Kristi Norman; her sister-in-law, Judy Myers; and Ava and Orene Norman.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Calhoun City First Baptist Church, or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Expressions of sympathy may be left for the family at pryorfuneralhome.com.