February 26, 1935–May 24, 2018
Norma Jean Brewer, age 83, of Joplin, Missouri, passed away Thursday, May
24, 2018, at Freeman Hospital West after a decline in health.
Norma was born February 26, 1935, in Potosi, Missouri, to the late Perry and
Maude (Minx) Sloan.
She was a Joplin resident for the last 16 years and enjoyed playing Bingo
around the area.
Norma made her life as a homemaker and dedicated her life to raising her
children and caring for their every need.
Norma’s love for her family was infinite, as was their love for her.
She was the most loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother and her
life truly revolved around her family.
She will never be forgotten and will be missed beyond measure.
She was preceded in death by her parents; six siblings; and three grandchildren,
Rich Slimp, Krystal Frisbee and Nathan Slimp.
Survivors include her children, Craig Brewer (Glenda) of Park Hills, Missouri,
Lonnie Brewer (Carol) of De Soto, Missouri, Sherry Davison (Richard) of
Avon, New York, Michael Brewer of Park Hills, Kathy Benfield (Dennis) of
Joplin, Stephen Brewer of Marble Hill, Missouri, Brenda Bolin (Scott) of Joplin
and Christopher Brewer of Cameron, Missouri; 14 grandchildren; 22
great-grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; as well as a host of extended
family and friends.
Graveside services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 30, 2018, at
Ozark Memorial Park Cemetery in Joplin with Pastor Marilyn O’Brien
The family will receive friends from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Tuesday in the chapel of
Thornhill-Dillon Mortuary, Joplin.