Norma Jean Sutton, 81, a resident of Buckhannon, passed away Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, in St. Joseph's Hospital in Parkersburg.
She was born Oct. 13, 1931, at Elkins, a daughter of the late Solomon Ryan and Emma Jean Smith Gibson.
She is survived by one son, Jerry Pingley, of Ohio; and two daughters, Joyce Wilt of Buckhannon, and Sharon Pingley of Parkersburg; four brothers, Richard, Bug, Kight and Guy Gibson, all of Elkins; three sisters, JoAnn Crouch and Leota Gibson, both of Elkins, Connie Boyles, of Kentucky; 10 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren also survive. Also preceding her in death was one brother, Robert Gibson; one sister, Cleota Gibson; and one grandson.
Norma was a homemaker and a member of the First Church of Christ of Parkersburg.
Friends may call from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012, at Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. A funeral service will be held at noon on Tuesday from the funeral home chapel with Minister Michael Courtwright officiating. Interment will follow in the Elkins Memorial Gardens. Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Norma Jean Sutton. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com.