Norma Jean Steele
Published on -6/8/2012, 9:54 AM
Norma Jean Steele passed away on June 6, 2012, in Russell, Kansas. She was born on October 24, 1925, to Bina Marie and Doran Ray Dole. She met and married Allen Thomas (Tom) Steele Jr. who preceded her in death. She is survived by two sons, Michael and his wife, Elizabeth, of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, and son Joseph and his wife, Sheryl Ann, of Arkansas City, Kansas. Mike and Liz have three sons. Travis and Melissa Steele of Humble, Texas, Adam and Cali Steele and Thomas Steele of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma. Joe and Sheryl Ann have one daughter, Kelsey, and her husband Miles McGovney of Stillwater, Oklahoma. She was also preceded in death by her son, Dr. Thomas Allen Steele of Branson, Missouri, leaving his wife Sylvia and their two daughters, Erin of Springfield, Missouri, and Tabitha of Kansas City, Kansas. She was also preceded in death by her other son, Kenneth Robert, of Branson, Missouri, leaving his daughter, Lutitia and her husband, William Holmes, of Fairbanks, Alaska. She also had five great-grandchildren. Norma was always a homemaker, but found time to sell real estate for more than 20 years. Family and friends were important to Norma.
Celebration of Norma Jean's Life will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, June 9, 2012, at Trinity United Methodist Church of Russell with Pastor John Thompson officiating. Burial will follow in Russell City Cemetery. Visitation will be from noon to 8 p.m. Friday, June 8, 2012, at Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary. The family will be present to greet friends from 9 a.m. to service time Saturday at Trinity United Methodist Church.
A memorial has been established with Trinity United Methodist Church. Contributions and condolences can be sent in care of Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary, who is in charge of these funeral arrangements.