Norma Jean Steele

Monday, July 1, 2024

Norma Jean Steele, age 88, of Worthington, passed away peacefully Saturday morning, June 29, 2024, at her residence. She was born in Bloomfield on October 20, 1935, the daughter of Lebert and Pearl (McDaniel) Bingham.

She was a wonderful homemaker who loved designing and decorating her home, oil painting, landscaping and her flowers. She was a very classy, tasteful and creative woman.

Norma is survived by her son, Bradley (Sandi) Gregory; stepdaughter, Debbie (Rick) Lemons; daughter-in-law, Pamela Gregory; and grandchildren, Jessica Faith Gregory, Nathan Eric Gregory, Alen (Miranda) Lemons, Sarah Beth (Phillip) Putman, Jason Noel and Jennifer Noel as well as four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Walter Steele; sons, Reginald Gregory and Mark Gregory as well as her stepdaughter, Denise Noel.

Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Worthington on Monday, July 8, 2024 with Joanna Morse officiating. Burial will follow at Worthington Cemetery in Worthington.

Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Monday from 12 p.m. until the time of service.

Memorial contributions may be made to either St. Jude Children’s Hospital or Tunnels to Towers through the funeral home.

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