OBITUARY: Norma Butler Hunter

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Norma Butler Hunter

Norma Butler Hunter, age 84 of Gallatin, passed away Friday, August 13, 2021.

Funeral Service will be Wednesday, August 18th in the chapel of Family Heritage Funeral Home. Visitation will be Tuesday, August 17th from 2:00 – 7:00 p.m. and Wednesday, August 18th from 11:00 a.m. until time of service at 1:00 p.m. Interment will follow the service at Sumner Memorial Gardens. Flowers may be sent to Family Heritage in Gallatin, or donations and tributes are encouraged to support the Volunteers at Sumner Regional Medical Center at “Friends of SRMC, in memory of Norma Hunter, 555 Hartsville Pike, Gallatin, TN 37066”.

Family Obituary:

Norma Butler Hunter, affectionately known as “Grandma” in her later years, died on August 13, 2021 after an extended illness at the age of 84 in Gallatin, Tennessee.

Norma is survived by her three sons: Kevin (Hollee), Ken (Laura), and Kerry (Michelle); the father of her children (Bobby); her three beloved grandchildren Bronson Butler, Kaelyn Butler, and Kage Butler; and her sister, Linda (Earl) Clark.

She is preceded in death by former husband (Hillard); and her parents (Joe and Corinne Harrison).

Norma was born off Red River Road in Gallatin, Tennessee on September 16, 1936. She was a devoted follower of Christ, daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, and friend. She was known for her kind and gentle nature which she used to show love for others – both within her family and everywhere she went. Her strongest attributes were kindness, peace, patience, joy, laughter, and an ability to forgive which knew no bounds. Her favorite past times were spending time with family, reading, puzzles, coloring, and flowers.
Her first job was at the Gallatin Bakery on the Square, and later the Gary Shirt Company.

She became a stay-at-home mother after the birth of her first child until 1980 when she felt the need to work again. She returned to work at Gallatin High School, Kroger, and Acme Boot Company. Following a move to Clarksville, she worked as a Pharmacy Technician at Kmart and Kroger for many years until retiring to care for her aging mother. She was later to serve 15 years as a Volunteer serving others at Sumner Regional Medical Center.

Visitation will take place between 2:00 – 7:00 PM on Tuesday, August 17th and from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM Wednesday, August 18th at Family Heritage Funeral Home. A funeral service is scheduled for 1:00 PM on Wednesday, August 18th in the chapel of Family Heritage Funeral Home, with Dr. Travis Fleming officiating. Pallbearers include: Jeff Butler, Kelly Butler, Jeff Clark, Steve Flatt, Jerry Holmes, Willie Holmes, and Jerry Pardue.

Flowers may be sent to Family Heritage in Gallatin, or donations and tributes are encouraged to support the Volunteers at Sumner Regional Medical Center at “Friends of SRMC, in memory of Norma Hunter, 555 Hartsville Pike, Gallatin, TN 37066”. The family wishes to express our sincere thanks to the doctors and staff at Sumner Regional Medical Center and NHC Sumner. Online condolences may be submitted at familyheritagefh.com. Family Heritage Funeral Home has been honored to assist the family.

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