Woodward, Okla. — Norma Weir, 78 year old Woodward resident, died Monday, March 2, 2009 in the Woodward Regional Hospital. Graveside funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 4, 2009 in the Elmwood Cemetery with the Reverend James Steenbergen officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of the Billings Funeral Home.
Norma Jean (Campbell) Weir was born on March 29, 1930 at Sharon, Oklahoma to Earl Frantz and Mabel Marie (Jarman) Campbell. Norma grew up west of Sharon on the family farm, and attended the Prairie View, Prairie Gym and the Sharon schools.
On July 13, 1947 Norma was united in marriage to Arlie Melvin Weir at the South Persimmon Baptist Church parsonage. They made their home in Sharon and lived south of Sharon for over 48 years. Norma worked for Cowden's, the Vici Nursing Home and did sewing for numerous people. She also worked on the farm raising cattle, goats, pigs, chickens and turkeys. Arlie and Norma retired to Woodward in 1995 and have lived there since that time.
Norma was a member of the Sharon United Methodist Church and the First United Methodist Church of Woodward. She had served as a children's Sunday school teacher. Norma was a member of the Red Hat Club and the Woodward and Fargo Quilting Club. She loved quilting and spending time with the ladies while quilting.
Norma loved spending time with her family, especially watching her grandchildren and great-grandchildren sports and activities. She loved going to the family farm and having a barn party with her family. She was an avid OU fan.
She is survived by her husband Arlie Weir of the home in Woodward; three sons, Marvin Weir and wife Debby of Vici; Stephen Weir and wife Cindy of Longview, Texas; Larry Weir and wife Freida of Sharon; one daughter Sarah Edwards and husband Darrell of Sharon; grandchildren, Bart, J C and Robin Weir, Angie and Mark Rodriguez, Chris Scott, Cody and Heather Weir, Jody Weir, Roxi, Brooke, and Dariel Edwards; great-grandchildren, Kayden, Koner and Karlie Weir, Garrett, Aundrea and Leo Rodriguez, Brooklyn and Clayton Scott; two brothers, Allen and Barbara Campbell of Midland, Texas; Wayne Campbell and wife Veetrice of Woodward; one sister Mary Apperson of Pond Creek; a special friend Bonnie Sheperd; numerous nieces, nephews, other family and friends and her special little dogs Happy and Lucky.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her in-laws, J.C. and Lillie Weir.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association with the funeral home accepting the contributions.