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Norma Jean Fay

Norma Jean Fay, 89, of Atwood, IL, passed away at 1:50 a.m., Saturday, June 24, 2023 at the Arthur Home, Arthur, IL

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, June 29, 2023 at the Hilligoss Shrader Funeral Home, 66 East US Highway 36, Atwood, IL with Danny Powell officiating. Burial will follow in the Lake Fork Cemetery, rural Atwood, IL.

Visitation will be held 1 hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

Norma was born on October 26, 1933 in Atwood, the daughter of Martin and Helen Keyes Fombelle. She married Melvin D. Fay on June 8, 1955 in Atwood. He preceded her in death on July 30, 2022.

Survivors include several nieces, nephews and lots of friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, 3 brothers: George (Alberta) Fombelle, Glenn (Betty) Fombelle, Robert Fombelle, sisters: Dorothy (Elton) Haynes and Betty (Harold) Frye.

Norma was a homemaker and farm wife.

She and Melvin raised a lot of livestock and exotic animals, including zebras, donkeys and miniature horses.

Memorials are suggested to the donor’s choice.

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