Norma Dee Highbarger, 85, passed away on June 9, 2017
Norma Dee Highbarger, 85, of Towanda, passed away Friday, June 9, 2017, at home.
Visitation 6 - 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 13, 2017, at Headley Funeral Chapel, Augusta. Service 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 14, 2017, at Towanda United Methodist Church. Burial will follow at Towanda Cemetery.
Norma was born in Purdy, Mo. on May 5, 1932, to the late Gladys (Long) and Robert Sexton. She was a homemaker for most of her life and especially enjoyed sewing. She was a member of the Towanda United Methodist Church, as well as Eastern Star, Augusta. On Jan. 1, 1953 she married William Highbarger in Monett, Mo., who survives her.
She is also survived by: son, Jack Highbarger of Towanda; daughter, Jodi Highbarger of El Dorado; son, David Highbarger and wife Brenda of Towanda; son, Jeffrey Highbarger and wife Cindy of Towanda; sisters, Thelma Greer and husband Don, Vivian Peterson, and Christine Eden; grandchildren, Stacia Hobbs (Matt), Devin (fiancé, Tara Ormsby), Kelsey, Talia, Justin, and Andrew Highbarger; great grandkids, Landon, Spencer, and Ainsleigh Hobbs.
She was preceded in death by her twin brother, Bobbie Lee; 1 older brother; 5 sisters. Memorial donations to Towanda United Methodist Church 103 S.4th St. Towanda, KS 67144, and American Diabetes Association 608 W. Douglas Ave Suite 100 Wichita, KS 67226.