The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO


February 27, 2014

Norma Jo Isenhower

HARLINGEN, Texas — Norma Jo Isenhower, 88, passed away at her home in Harlingen, Texas, on Monday, Feb. 24, 2014.

She was born Aug. 7, 1925, in Jasper, Mo., to Joe P. and Nell M. (Neeley) Hardenbrook.

She was married for 58 years to the late Jay W. Isenhower, a World War II veteran.

Norma Jo is survived by her children, John J. Isenhower, of San Antonio, and Nancy (Bob) Smith, of Festus, Mo.; three grandchildren, Jason (Emily) Smith, of Mason, Ohio, Ashleigh (Corey) Nagel, of Arnold, Mo., and Malcolm Isenhower, of Chicago, Ill.; five great-grandchildren, Jack, Benjamin and Samuel Smith, Carson and Evelyn Nagel; a sister, Nancy Woodward, of Lamar; sister-in-law, Carolyn Isenhower, of Fontana, Kan.; two nieces and six nephews. She was preceded in death by a sister, Annette Earl.

A graveside service at Lamar officiated by her grandson, Pastor Jason Smith will be held at a later date.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Mason Vineyard Community Church, P.O. Box 40, Mason, OH 46040.

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