Norma Lee Tetrick, the daughter of Estol “Tobe” and Sadie (Duren) Foster, was born on October 23, 1927, in Ava, Missouri. Norma attended Casto Country School, near Ava.
On January 10, 1948, Norma was united in marriage to Cleon Tetrick, Sr., in Mountain Home, Arkansas. They made their home in Ava and became the parents of five children, Shirley, Norval, Cleon, Jr., Gary, and Floyd. Cleon passed away in 1968. In 1989, Norma moved to Fairfax, Missouri, to be closer to family.
Norma was a stay-at-home mom and dedicated to raising her five children. She attended the Church of Christ, Ava. Norma passed away Wednesday, September 16, 2020, at Community Hospital-Fairfax, Fairfax, at the age of 92.
Besides her parents and husband, Cleon, Sr., Norma was preceded in death by siblings, Clifton Foster, Pauline Fletcher, and Reba Marie Foster; son-in-law, Leo Boyer; and one niece and nephew. Survivors include: children, Shirley Boyer, Fairfax, Norval (Robin) Tetrick, Squires, Missouri, Cleon, Jr. (Kathy) Tetrick, Rock Port, Missouri, Gary (Alyce) Tetrick, Buffalo, Missouri, and Floyd (Amy) Tetrick, Ava; and 10 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren, and 11 great-great-grandchildren and two on the way.
Private family graveside memorial service and inurnment will be held at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, October 3, 2020, at the Ava Cemetery, Ava, conducted by Danny Tetrick. Memorials may be directed to the Norma Lee Tetrick Memorial Fund.
Online condolences may be left at www.minterfuneralchapels.com. Services are under the direction of Minter Funeral Chapel, Rock Port.