Obituary: Norma Kay Clark



Norma Kay (Furnish) Clark, 75, of Westfield, died Aug. 13. She was born Aug. 30, 1940 in Anderson, Ind. and resided most of her life in Indianapolis.

She began her teaching career in Anderson, teaching at Highland High School and South Side Junior High. Norma then taught at Warren Central High School for over 30 years, and was known for introducing Thanatology to Warren Township schools.

She previously attended First Baptist Church in Anderson and was a long-time member of Old Bethel United Methodist Church in Indianapolis. Norma was an active member of Old Bethel’s sanctuary choir, praise team choir, hand bell choir, Koinonia group and administrative council. She enjoyed gardening, walking, and most all she loved to spend time with her family and friends.

Norma is survived by her loving daughters Heather (Jim) Brownell of Westfield and Brooke (Brandon) Gibson of Dallas, Texas; granddaughters  Kaylin and Kyleigh Brownell and Lily Gibson; sister Jane (Lynn) Rockwell of Anderson; and brother Curt (Marlene) Furnish of Marienville, Penn. Also surviving are several nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Jacob and Pauline Furnish; and son-in-law Steve Emmons.

Memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church for their Youth Camp Fund.

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