Norma Jean Crane


Norma Jean Crane, 82, of Seymour, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015, at Seymour Place.

Born March 1, 1933, in Seymour, she was the daughter of Marcus V. and Anna B. Flick Eglen, both of whom preceded her in death. On July 28, 1951, in Seymour, she married Donald J. Crane, who preceded her in death on Nov. 27, 1998.

Norma was a member of First United Methodist Church. She enjoyed singing and sang in the church choir. She organized all of her class reunions for the Shields High School Class of 1951. She loved traveling to Gatlinburg and Florida. She had a dog named Luci that she loved like a child.

Survivors include three grandchildren, Marc J. (Christy) Crane, Rebecca L. (Buck) Black and Matthew N. (Lindy) Robinson; a great-grandson, Ethan Crane; a daughter-in-law, Linda (Evan) Tatlock; a son-in-law, Lee Robinson; and several nieces and nephews.

Besides her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by her children, Angela Robinson and Michael Don “Tiny” Crane; a sister, Maxine Lewis; a brother, Clarence Edward Eglen; and an infant brother, Eugene Eglen.

The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Voss Chapel with the Rev. Sandy Cooper officiating. Burial will be at Riverview Cemetery.

Friends and family may call from 4 to 7 p.m. today and from 10 a.m. until time of service Friday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be make to First United Methodist Church choir or the Alzheimer’s Association.