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Norma Jean Stubblefield, 85 years of age, died on March 5, 2019 of natural causes. She was born on August 10, 1933 to Jeff and Flossie (Fulkerson) Lewis in the Western Kentucky town of Echols. She attended school in Beaver Dam Kentucky and Ahrens Trade School in Louisville, Kentucky.
She completed course work to become a certified dental assistant. She initially worked for dentists in Louisville and Los Angeles. In 1962, she was introduced to Eddie Kenneth Stubblefield who was an ordained minister with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). After a whirlwind courtship from May to December, they were married on December 29th, 1962 at the Broadway Church of the Nazarene in Louisville. They served as partners in ministry for forty-five years.
In June 1968, a son, Kenneth Lewis was born and in December of 1969 they adopted their daughter, Melora Ann.
Norma worked as a dental assistant/office manager off and on for twenty-five years. She then worked as a childcare provider specializing in infants and toddlers, something that brought her much joy.
After retirement, Norma and Eddie moved to Kalispell, Montana and spent the next twenty years traveling the world.
Norma was preceded in death by her parents, brother, Willard, and sister, Phyllis. She is survived by her husband of fifty-six years, brother Larry Lewis; son Kenneth (Christine Meier); daughter Melora Williams (Jim); grandchildren Jake Williams, Mackenzie Williams, Hailey Stubblefield, and Alaina Stubblefield.
Cremation has taken place and no services are planned. A celebration of life will be held in early summer. Friends are encouraged to visit our website at www.buffalohillfh.com to leave notes of condolences for the family. Buffalo Hill Funeral Home and Crematory caring for the family.