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Norma Violet (Scott) Farr, 94, of Anderson, passed away Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018, at Rawlins House in Pendleton.
She was born March 23, 1923, in Perth, Australia.
Norma served proudly in the Australian Navy during WWII as a decoder. That was where she met the love of her life, Benjamin. He was in the U.S. Navy and both were stationed out of Fremantle, Australia. They resided in Elwood for many years before moving to Anderson
Norma loved her family and was a very devoted wife and mother. She sacrificed much for her family. She also enjoyed reading, gardening, dancing, feeding her birds and her many pets. She worked at Community Hospital as a ward clerk.
Survivors include her children, Gloria (Mike) Janes, Janet (Euan) Caddell, Jeff Farr, and Ellen (David) Levon; grandchildren, Jessica (Campbell) White, Heather (David) Chacon, Jennifer Janes, Angela (Kris) Mullins, Staci (Ryan) Thompson, Joshua Farr, and Alex Farr; great-grandchildren, Ava and Oliver Thompson, Zoe Mullins, and Graeme Chacon.
The family would like to express their sincere gratitude to Rawlins House for the kindness and care they gave to Norma during her stay.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Brown-Butz-Diedring Funeral Service & Crematory, 515 E. 53rd St., Anderson, with Pastor Michael Canada officiating. Burial will be at Anderson Memorial Park Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Madison County Humane Society in Anderson.
Online condolences may be posted at www.brownbutzdiedring.com.
Published on January 11, 2018
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