Cover photo for Norma Thompson's Obituary
Norma Thompson Profile Photo
1924 Norma 2016

Norma Thompson

March 27, 1924 — April 19, 2016

Jerome- Norma G. Thompson age 92, passed away peacefully of natural causes on

April 19, 2016, in Payson, Utah.  At the time of her death she was surrounded by the strength, love, and devotion of her  four daughters.

Norma was born March 27, 1924 in Ogden, Utah,  the eldest daughter of Florence and David I. Garner.  She grew up in Rupert, Idaho on the family farm, where she learned to laugh, love, and work hard with her family.  Norma married her eternal sweetheart Orvel Bernard Thompson in the Salt Lake LDS Temple on June 24, 1942.  Together they loved and raised their six children:  David (Kathy)Thompson, Linda (Bob) Kohler, Dennis (Laura) Thompson, Beverly (Norman) Kump, Shirley (Scott) Jenson, and Beth (Randy) Andrus, and two former daughters-in-law, Renee and Ilene.  They also cherished their precious grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Norma enriched the lives of all who knew her through her great  service and commitment to the Gospel of Jesus Christ.  She lead and taught numerous church organizations, and especially loved reaching out to the youth.  Norma loved to read the scriptures and often shared the lessons she learned from them.  Norma was an accomplished  homemaker, seamstress, teacher and public speaker.  She loved the outdoors, fishing trips with her family, and gardening for fresh produce and beautiful flowers.

Norma was preceded in death by her parents, her beloved husband Orvel, eldest son David, brother Eldon with his wife Marie, and great-grandson Ashton. She is survived by five of her children, and their families. Also surviving her are  her sisters; Altha (Burnel) Seamons, Cora May (Bon) Christianson, Dorothy (Bob)Merrell, Ilene (Robert) Thomas, LaJune (Norman) Dayley, and brother Lind (Karla) Garner.

Services to pay tribute to and celebrate Norma's life will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. , Saturday April 23, 2016 , in the Jerome LDS 2nd Ward Chapel, 50 East 100 South, Jerome, Idaho, with Bishop Jeff Stoker officiating.  Prior to her funeral the family will meet with friends and relatives from 1-1:45  pm .  Interment will be at the Jerome Cemetery.  Arrangements are under the care of Farnsworth Mortuary of Jerome. www.farnsworthmortuary.com

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Norma Thompson, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Saturday, April 23, 2016

1:00 - 2:00 pm

Jerome LDS 2nd Ward Chapel

50 E 100 S, Jerome, ID 83338

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Funeral Service

Saturday, April 23, 2016

Starts at 2:00 pm

Jerome LDS 2nd Ward Chapel

50 E 100 S, Jerome, ID 83338

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Guestbook

Visits: 6

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree