September 7, 1925 - July 12, 2018
PALMYRA – Norma Gertrude Pixley, age 92 of Palmyra, passed away Thursday, July 12, 2018 surrounded by her loving family. She was born September 7, 1925, in Fairfield Township, the daughter of Frank and Dora Edith (Benge) Evans, Sr., and graduated from Adrian High School with the Class of 1943. On September 22, 1946, she married Lawrence Pixley, and they were blessed with over 44 years of marriage. He preceded her in death in 1991. Norma was a member of the Blissfield Baptist Church as well as a diligent student of God’s word. She was a prayer warrior who delighted in serving family and others through her handiwork, baking, sewing, crocheting, knitting, writing and visiting. She worked side by side with her husband building their home and farming. Her family enjoys a tradition of vacationing in Curtis, MI, which now includes four generations. Norma just completed 76 consecutive years enjoying family time in Curtis, MI. She is survived by her children: Sandra Pixley of Dulce, NM, Yvonne (Mick) Prowant of Grand Rapids, MI, Kathleen (Charlie) Lewis, Larry (Sandy) Pixley and Gary Pixley all of Palmyra; siblings, Frank Evans, Jr. of Crossville, TN and Shirley Ezelle of Blissfield; 12 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren, with the youngest great grandchild being born the day Norma went to be with the Lord. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Diane Kay Pixley; brother, Lloyd Evans; and sisters, Margaret Evans and Margie Heabler. Funeral services will take place at 2 p.m., Sunday, July 15, 2018, at the Blissfield Baptist Church with Rev. Thomas Frantz officiating. Burial will follow at Palmyra Cemetery. Visitation will be held at Wagley Funeral Home, Tagsold Chapel in Blissfield on Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Memorial gifts, if preferred, are suggested to the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association or Cherry Street Mission. Online condolences and memories may be shared at www.WagleyFuneralHomes.com.
PALMYRA – Norma Gertrude Pixley, age 92 of Palmyra, passed away Thursday, July 12, 2018 surrounded by her loving family. She was born September 7, 1925, in Fairfield Township, the daughter of Frank and Dora Edith (Benge) Evans, Sr., and... View Obituary & Service Information
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