Ms. Norma Jeanne Fox 91, of Commerce passed away on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 in Plano.
Norma entered this world on April 19, 1928 in Grand Rapids, MI to Mary Irene (Krontz) Gibson and Marion Grover Gibson.
Norma Married her soul mate Haydn Algardi Fox Sr. who preceded her in death on June 1, 2011. They were married for a happy 64 years.
Norma Graduated Salutatorian from Central High School in Grand Rapids in 1946 and married the following year. She spent many years traveling with her husband during his career and lived in many places. In her lifetime she worked as a telephone operator in King Salmon Alaska then moved to Juneau, Alaska where she worked for the Alaskan Bureau of Mines. They then moved to Pueblo, CO where she worked for the Pueblo Army Depot.
Next, they moved to Cairo, Il, then to Cape Girardeau, Mo when Haydn retired. In Cape she worked as Office Manager for Rickard Construction Company for 15 years and finally Bell Hearing Aid Center before retiring. During all her careers she also was a full-time mother.
Norma was also preceded in death by her parents and daughter-in-law Jannie Darlene Fox
Norma is survived by three children Dr. Haydn (Chip) Algardi Fox Jr. and wife Donna of Commerce TX, Lynda Jeanne Ratliff and husband Ernie of Chesnee, SC and John Gibson Fox and wife Sherry of Branson, Mo. Grandchildren Chad Ratliff and wife Lisa, Becky Tolleson and husband Mike, Nick Robinson, Blake Fox and wife Laken and Rachael Anderson
Visitation will be held on Sunday, June 2, 2019, from 1:00 P.M until 2:30 P.M at Jones-Walker & Son Funeral Home, followed by a Graveside Service at Sonora Cemetery at 3:00 P.M.