DEXTER - Norma Jean Jarrell, 56, died May 28, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.
Born April 4, 1947, in Marble Hill, daughter of the late Joseph A. and Nancy Kirkpatrick Rhodes, she lived in Dexter since 1970, where she was a member of the First United Methodist Church.
On Sept. 17, 1966, in Bell City, she married James W. Jarrell who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: two sons and daughters-in-law, Melvin and Barbara Jarrell of Dexter and Jimmy and Alicia Jarrell of Bloomfield; three brothers, Elzie Rhodes, Delzie Rhodes and Kenneth Rhodes of Marble Hill; one sister, Thelma Dippold of Cape Girardeau; and six grandchildren.
Four brothers, Lloyd Rhodes, George Rhodes, Carl Rhodes and Raymond Rhodes, preceded her in death.
Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter, where services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday. The Rev. Fred Leist of Dexter and Jon Pierce of Bloomfield will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Hagy Cemetery at Dexter.