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Norma Jean (Munroe) Smith

October 16, 1932 ~ July 29, 2020 (age 87)

Obituary

Norma Jean Smith, 87, of Alpena passed away in the arms of her loving husband of 67 years and surrounded by their children, Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at Besser Senior Living Community.

Norma Jean Munroe was born on October 16, 1932 in Herron, Michigan to the late Albert and Leah (Clearwood) Munroe. On August 1, 1953, she married Ronald Smith. Norma was a member of First United Methodist Church, Joy Fellowship, and V.F.W. Auxiliary.

Surviving are her husband, Ronald; four children, Rick (Denise) Smith, Lori (Gary) Conard, Beth (Tim) Buse, Jodi (Brent) Herman; 8 grandchildren, Jacquelyn (Wei-Yand) Lin, Brynne (Joe) Masotti, Chelsea Conard, Anna (Matt) McCalpin, Jennifer (Curt) Newhouse, Jeffrey (Terra) McDonald, Alexa Herman, Breanna Herman; 10 great grandchildren, Harper, Tannah, Gianna, Andrea, Addie, Wes, Clara, Colin, Ashliegh, Zach; and sister, Theresa Weed.

Mrs. Smith was preceded in death by her two sisters, Lucille Napper, Mera Arsenault; two brothers, James Munroe and Norman Munroe.

Visitation will take place Friday at Bannan Funeral Home from 2-6 p.m. and continue at First United Methodist Church on Saturday from 10 a.m. until the funeral service at 11 a.m. with Rev. Seok Nam Lim officiating.

Social distancing protocols will be observed. The funeral service will take place outside at the church under a tent.

Inurnment:  Evergreen Cemetery

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church or Friends Together.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
July 31, 2020

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Bannan Funeral Home
222 S. Second Avenue
Alpena, MI 49707

Visitation
Saturday
August 1, 2020

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
First United Methodist Church
167 S. Ripley Blvd.
Alpena, MI 49707

Funeral Service
Saturday
August 1, 2020

11:00 AM
First United Methodist Church
167 S. Ripley Blvd.
Alpena, MI 49707

Donations

First United Methodist Church
167 Ripley, Alpena MI 49707
Tel: 1-989-354-2490

Friends Together
105 Prentiss Street, Alpena MI 49707
Tel: 1-989-356-3231
Web: http://friendstogethermi.org/