Norma J. Guffey
April 6, 1930 — Sept. 6, 2006
Norma Jean “Dink” Guffey, 76, Anderson, died Sept. 6, 2006, at Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie after an extended illness.
She was born April 6, 1930, in Alexandria, the daughter of Thomas and Helen (Gustin) Lundy, and resided in Anderson since 1980, having lived in Alexandria most of her lifetime.
Norma was a graduate of Alexandria High School-Class of 1948. She had worked in the office at JJ Long Trucking and Johns-Manville Corp., both formerly of Alexandria, RCA in Indianapolis, and most recently from the meat department of the Applewood Pay Less store.
She was a member of the Alexandria Eagles Auxiliary where she had been a member of the drill team for several years. Norma attended the New Life Church of the Nazarene in Anderson. She was an avid sports fan including basketball and stock car racing. But most of all she loved being a wife, mom, grandma, great-grandma and “sis” to all of her family.
Survivors include her husband, William “Bill” Guffey, whom she married Dec. 27, 1984; three sons, Von (Daryle) Tomlinson of Edgewater, Fla., Max Tomlinson of Alexandria, and Butch (Deb) Tomlinson of Moonsville; three daughters, Debbie (Gerry “Moose”) Wittebort, Pam Haflett (companion, Mark Crouch), and Xan Tomlinson (companion, T.L.), all of Anderson; two stepsons, Ronnie (Madonna) Guffey of Fairland, and Michael (Melanie) Guffey of Anderson; stepdaughter, Diana (Paul) Murphy of Anderson; four sisters, Mary Ruth (Dean) Cowart and Correne Richardson, all of Alexandria, Barbara (Richard) Hall of Yorktown, and Linda Antrim (companion, Dave) of Gaston; brother, Jerry (Shirley) Lundy of Elwood; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and numerous members of her extended family.
She was preceded in death by her father in 1951; her mother in 2005; a brother, Larry Lundy, in 1977; and her first husband, Paul Tomlinson in 1963.
Services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Monday at Noffze Funeral Home, 501 N. Harrison St., Alexandria, with the Rev. Robert James officiating. Burial will be in Vinson Memorial Cemetery, Summitville.
Visitation will be 3 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Noffze Funeral Home in Alexandria. The Alexandria Eagles Auxiliary will conduct a memorial service at 7 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home.
The family suggests memorial contributions in Norma’s memory to the organization of the donor’s choice.
Post online condolences at www.owensmemorialservices.com or www.theheraldbulletin.com.
Norma J. Guffey