2010-10-21 / Obituaries

Norma K. DeShong

Needmore, 82

Norma K. DeShong, 82, of Needmore, died Friday, October 15, 2010, in Mercersburg, Pa.

She was born in Crystal Springs, October 16, 1927, the daughter of the late N. B. and Essie (Williams) Hixson.

She was the widow of Baltzer A. DeShong, whom she married in 1958, and he passed away in 1999.

She worked as a beautician, homemaker and also loved gardening.

She is survived by her daughter, Sheila M. Swope, wife of Kermit of Warfordsburg; and a sister, Arlene Sorrells of Arlington, Va.; and one grandaughter, Brandy Swope of Miami, Fla.

She was preceded in death by two sisters and a brother.

Funeral services were held at Needmore Bible Church, at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, October 18. Rev. Doug Poffenberger officiated. Interment was at Pleasant Grove Christian Cemetery, Warfordsburg.

Arrangements were handled by the Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home Inc., Mc- Connellsburg, Pa.

Online condolences at www.howardlsipes.com.

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