Norma King (Bryant)
Norma Bryant King, 95, of Salem, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, June 27, 2018 surrounded by her family.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Bertha Garst Bryant Tucker and Emmett Tucker, her husband, James Clinton King, a granddaughter, Vicki Lynn Cline Golden, and her brother, Wallace Preston Bryant.
Surviving and cherishing her memory are her daughter, Dawn Matney and son-in-law Russell “Ed” Matney; grandchildren, Jerry Cline and wife Heather, Michael Scott Cline and wife Ashley, Kathryn Matney, Christopher Matney, James Golden Matney and Alana Lyn Matney. Also surviving are great-grandson Anthony Cline and many nieces and nephews.
Norma worked at Valleydale Packers in Salem and Lewis Gale Hospital, where she also volunteered. She was a member of First Christian Church and attended Fellowship Community Church when she was able to so with her family. Her favorite thing was being a “Granny”. Her daughter was a foster parent, and Norma always told the kids, “I’m Norma, but you can call me Granny”.
Funeral services will be held at 12 PM, Monday, July 2, 2018 at the Chapel of John M. Oakey & Son Salem. The Rev. Ken Nienke will officiate. Burial will follow at Sherwood Memorial Park. The family will receive friends prior to the service, beginning at 11AM at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Angels of Assisi of Roanoke, or to the Alzheimer’s Association. An online guest book is available for family and friends by visiting www.johnmoakey.com.