OAKLAND CITY — Norma Jean Boyle 78, of Oakland City, entered rest Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017 at Good Samaritan Home in Oakland City.

She was born Nov.14, 1938 in Danville, Illinois, to W. Kendrick and Lottie (Reed) Griffin. She graduated from Reitz High School in 1957.

Norma was an optician for Bausch & Lomb and Ridgeway Eyecare Center before retiring due to ill health.

She served as chaplain for the Oakland City Eagles Ladies Auxiliary for many years. She was a former member of TOPS IN 1070 and IOA.

She was preceded in death by her son, Michael Vesper Boyle, and her parents.

Norma is survived by her children, Shannon (Roger) Conder and Donald (Susie) Boyle both of Oakland City, and Nola (Kenny) Brinkley and Ellie (Roger) Hopkins of North Port, Florida; grandchildren Roger, Amanda, Sheryl, Valerie, Jessica, Joshua, T.J., Jennifer, Andy, Melanie, Jamie and 22 great grandchildren, sister Carolyn (Jim) Evans of Evansville, and niece Joanie DeVillez.

Special thanks to Mom’s extended Boyle family and her best friends Lana Sue Elder and Ruthie Wirth, all of whom she loved dearly.

Graveside service is Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017 at Columbia White Church Cemetery in Princeton, Rev. Alec Hensley officiating. Visitation is from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday at Lamb-Basham Memorial Chapel. Family and friends will gather at the chapel Wednesday and proceed to the cemetery.

Family and friends may send messages of comfort to www.Lambbasham.com

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