She was a member of Shaw Heights Baptist Church in Sumter, SC. She worked with the U.S. Geological Survey in Indianapolis, IN, Campbell-Ewald Advertising Agency, Detroit, MI, the City of Fort Myers, FL, the Florida State Attorney’s Office in Fort Myers, FL, and retired in 1991.
She was preceded in death by son Michael J. Davey, daughter Patricia Ann Davey, brothers Paul, Lloyd and Robert, sisters Ruth Esther Towar and Dorothy Robinson, grandson Neil Merlino, and great-grandchild Christopher Thorne. She is survived by daughters Virginia (Charles) Thorne, Margaret, Kathleen (Roland) Estep, and Colleen (Rodney) Richards, sons John and Martin Davey, seven grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild, nephew Daniel (Patsy) Towar, and niece Carolyn (Chris) Phillips.
Visitation will take place on Friday, March 17, 2017, from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel, 325 W. Washtenaw Ave., Lansing, MI, with a graveside service and interment following at Delta Center Cemetery, Lansing, MI.
In lieu of flowers, Norma requested that donations be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation at www.jdrf.org.