Norma Jean Shull, 83, of Joplin, Mo., passed away Monday, Feb. 27, 2017.

Norma Jean Shull, 83, of Joplin, Mo., passed away Monday, Feb. 27, 2017.
Norma was born Jan. 7, 1934. She worked for Schreiber’s Foods and Precious Moments Chapel in Carthage, Mo.
She was a member of Christ’s Church of Perseverance. She was also a foster parent to countless children throughout her life.
Norma married Hershel Shull on Nov. 22, 1952. He preceded her in death Feb. 22, 2015.
Survivors include three sons: Steven Shull, David Shull (Karlene) and Matt Shull (Erica); eight grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Memorial services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Christ’s Church of Perseverance.
Donations can be made to the Wounded Warrior Project in Norma’s memory.