Norma Fay Nance Scarborough passed from this life on Wednesday, July 23, 2014 in Fort Worth, Texas.
Services will be at 1:30 p.m., Sunday, July 27, 2014, in Anna Street Church of Christ with Gene Shelburne and Lyndon Latham officiating. Burial will be private. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Norma was born in Rural Swisher County, Texas on August 15, 1921 to Joel and Jewel Nance. Norma married Tom Willet Scarborough on May 13, 1939 in Silverton, Texas. Together they had five girls and resided in Amarillo, Texas. Norma was a seamstress for many years at the Hollywood department store. She was also a very active member of the West Amarillo Church of Christ then later the Anna Street church of Christ. Norma had a heart for children and did not want them to go hungry; she volunteered in the food pantry and donated to many ministries over the years to aide in the fight of hunger.
Norma was preceded in death by her parents, Joel and Jewel Nance; husband Tom Scarborough; brothers, Hugh Nance and JD Nance; sister, Edna Grant; and grandson, Jeffrey Parton.
Norma is survived by her sister, Betty and Howard Heines, of Lakeville, IN; five daughters: Glenda Scarborough, of Amarillo, Carolyn and Dudley Robertson, of Dallas, Janice Leos, of Weatherford, Wanda Scarborough, of Weatherford, and Donna Voss, of Lancaster. Her grandchildren: Tommy Robertson, of Forney; Mark and Kim Robertson, of Rockwall; Kristin Parton, of Amarillo; Phil and Dawn Parton, of Frisco; Leslie Robertson, of Mesquite; Tim and Jana Barrett, of College Station; Aaron and Arianne Voss, of Corinth; Andy Barrett, of St. Francisville, LA and Andrea Voss, of Lancaster. Great-grandchildren; Jeramiah Robertson, Celeste and Justin Heflin, Jake Robertson, Jared Robertson, Spencer Parton, Taylor Parton, Megan Barrett, Gwyn Voss, Lauren Barrett, Robert Voss, Gabby Voss, Avery Barrett and Anari Barrett; three great-great-grandchildren, Savannah Heflin, Gabriel Heflin and Cheyenne Heflin; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
In lieu of flowers contributions could be made to the Christian Relief Fund, 1501 SW 58th Ave., Amarillo, TX 79110; or to The Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research Foundation, 199 Water Street, 23rd Floor, New York, NY 10038.